Georgius May I. Standing cup, ca. 1670. Hungarian, Brassó. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.35) | This work is featured in our “Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection” exhibition on view through October 25, 2015 #HungarianTreasure
The Attarouthi Treasure - Silver Dove, late 6th–early 7th century. The dove, with wings spread and feet tucked up as if in flight, represents the Holy Spirit that appeared over the head of Christ as he was baptized by Saint John the Forerunner. Originally a small cross hung from the loop in its beak. Byzantine.