Chalice of Peter Sprung, um 1500
About the object
"disen kelch hat lassen machen Petter Sprung von Friburg uf smein e[rwählung] 1500" This inscription on the underside of the base plate names the time of origin and donor of the chalice. The enamelled coat of arms is attached to the base of the chalice. Peter Sprung was one of the most respected citizens of Freiburg. Upon his election as Obristmeister, the supreme master of all guilds, he donated the chalice to the minster.