Hans Rütter / Heraldic Roundel: The Arms of the Canton of Zürich / 1593Hans Rütter
Heraldic Roundel: The Arms of the Canton of Zürich

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Creator Name: Rütter, Hans
Creator Qualifier: Workshop of
Creator Nationality: European; Swiss
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1550 - 1610
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Hans Rütter
Title: Heraldic Roundel: The Arms of the Canton of Zürich
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1593
Creation End Date: 1593
Creation Date: 1593
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Glass
Materials and Techniques: pot-metal and white glass, silver stain
Dimensions: Diameter: 45.1cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1955.71
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Provenance: Lord Sudeley; Baron von Pannwitz; (Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York).
Context: The large shield at center incorporating the double eagle (insignia of the Holy Roman Empire) is surrounded by thirty small shields-those of the wards of the city of Zurich. In the late 1400s, it was customary for neighboring Swiss towns and cantons to exchange panels of stained glass to promote closer political relationships.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1955.71
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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