Heinrich Mannlich (c.1625-1698)
Gilt metal dish, oval, repousse with the Death of Cyrus at the Hands of Queen Tomyris (529 BC), the raised rim with military trophies, bound prisoners, putti and circular classical medallion heads of Emperors by Heinrich Mannlich (c.1625-1698), Augsberg, late 17th Century. The dish was presented to Sir Richard Hoare (1709-1754) by the citizens of London when Lord Mayor of London in 1745. With a stand by Sefferin Alken (1717- London 1782), late 18th century.
Bequeathed to the National Trust along with Stourhead House, its grounds, and the rest of the contents by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Bt (1865 – 1947) in 1946.
Marks and inscriptions
mark H.M. for Heinrich Mannlich, Augsberg
Makers and roles
Heinrich Mannlich (c.1625-1698), dish maker Sefferin Alken (1717- London 1782), artist