Lamerie, Paul de, 1688-1751;Silverwork -- England -- London -- 18th century;Covered cups -- England -- London -- 18th century;Ceremonial objects;Dionysus (Greek deity);Bacchanalia;Decoration and ornament -- Animal forms;Decoration and ornament --...
Marks: Fully marked on underside of cup and inside cover: leopard's head date letter g for 1742/3 lion passant maker's mark P.L in script, crown above, pellet below (Grimwade #2204)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany ; World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war ; Art treasures in war; Virgin and child; Jesus Christ; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint; Grapes
One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain flak tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.