Newcastle Race Cup by Thomas Watson

Newcastle Race Cup provided by the Corporation as the prize for one of the races.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£910 ( Total: £3,960)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The cover is surmounted with Newcastle's civic crest, the body bears the town's coat of arms. Late neo-classical design with cast elements probably from the London firm of Emes and Barnard. Weight, 102 oz.

Provenance

Duke of Leeds by descent to the Earl of Yarborough; Sotheby's, Chester, 1988.

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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