(active 1503-1523 in Utrecht)

Ceremonial staff

Parcel-gilt silver, height 115 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

This ceremonial staff is one of the few well-documented silver objects from the period of Netherlandish Gothic. It is the work of Johannes Vuystinck, the founding father of a large family of goldsmiths active in Utrecht and The Hague up to the end of the 17th century.

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