Cup and cover by John Harris

Silver gilt mounted lapis lazuli cup and cover with the Beckford crest.

Details

Medium:
Lapis lazuli & silver gilt
Dimensions:
20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £143,000)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
Christie's

Finial and calix damaged. Hallmark for John Harris 1826.

Provenance

William Beckford for his house in Bath; Duke of Hamilton.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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