Christoph Jamnitzer  

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Christoph Jamnitzer (11 May 1563 in Nuremberg - December 22, 1618) was a Nuremberg goldsmith of the late Renaissance. He made metal globes and is known for the Moor's Head drinking vessel in head shape. He is perhaps best-known as the author of the Neuw Grottessken Buch (1610).

Biography

Christoph Jamnitzer is the grandson of the Nuremberg goldsmith Wenzel Jamnitzer (1507/08-1585).

Sources

  • Allmayer-Beck, Peter E. (Hrsg.): Modelle der Welt. Erd- und Himmelsgloben. Wien: Verlag Brandstätter 1997, S. 276
  • Diefenbacher, Michael; Endres, Rudolf (Hrsg.): Stadtlexikon Nürnberg. Nürnberg: Tümmels Verlag, 2000, S. 486

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