KALF, Willem
(b. 1619, Rotterdam, d. 1693, Amsterdam)

Pronk Still-Life

Oil on canvas, 68 x 56 cm
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

This picture shows a pronk still-life with Holbein bowl (a rock-crystal bowl, now in the Munich Schatzkammer, designed by Hans Holbein the Younger for Henry VIII), Nautilus cup, glass goblet and fruit dish. Between the Holbein bowl and the porcelain bowl is a pocket watch with an open crystal lid and a key suspended on a blue string.

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