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Columbine cup

A columbine cup is a silver goblet in the shape of a columbine flower (aquilegia). They were produced in Nuremberg in the sixteenth century, often as "masterpieces" to demonstrate the skills required to enter a guild.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Fleming, John & Hugh Honour. (1977) The Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts. London: Allen Lane, pp. 198-199. ISBN 0713909412
  2. ^ Cup, Silver, room 69, case 25. Victoria & Albert Museum. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
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