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Reference:5713 Hans Jamnitzer: Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well, c. 1565

Rebecca and Eliezer at the well, within a heavily wooded landscape, animals and figures around, two camels to the left; with waters beyond, and twered dwellings in distance. 

By Hans Jamnitzer

Bronze. 94 mm.

Condition: Very Fine

Notes:

An impressively detailed contemporary cast of excellent quality, with an attractive medium-brown patina. Of North European, German facture. Two small suspension holes near the top edge.

This plaque has stylistic links with a plaque in lead by Hans Jamnitzer, sold by Spink (London) on 21 May 1996, Lot 399, for £1600 (pictured to the right of the bronze currently being offered).

References:

Weber (Renaissance Plaketten) 280, plate 76; Cahn, Slg. Metzler 41/25.