The London Cup by Unknown Artist

A silver-gilt cup and cover with London hallmark for 1670.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £800)
Acquired in:
1947
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Makers mark 1.1. between pellets in a heart shaped shield. The cup is elaborately embossed with the arms of James, Duke of York. Inscription: 'At the launching of his Ma'ties ship ye London, June 26 1670'.

Provenance

From the collection of Lord Croft.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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