Tazza with cover depicting scenes of the life of Joseph (Genesis 43)

Covered tazza, late 16th century


Enamel on copperexpand_more

The William Hood Dunwoody Fundexpand_more  61.60.1a,b

Not on Viewexpand_more

This cup and cover is decorated with scenes from the Life of Joseph (Genesis 41-44). Pierre Reymond adapted the compositions from woodcuts by Bernard Salomon that illustrated the bible accompanied by Claude Paradin's book of verse, Quadrins historiques de la Bible, published in France in the 1550s.

Covered tazza
Artist Life
French (Limoges), 1513-1584
Accession Number
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Tazza with cover depicting scenes of the life of Joseph (Genesis 43)