The Islington Cup by Joseph Preedy

Parcel-gilt silver cup in its original wooden box.

Details

Medium:
Parcel-gilt silver
Dimensions:
51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £32,775; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The cup is inscribed with a tribute to Aubert, signed by the engraver, John Roper, and the foot is engraved.

Provenance

Presented in 1803 by the Local Islington Volunteers to Alexander Aubert, their Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant. William Blaise Luard; sold by Commander William Blaise Luard, OBE RN rtd, FIN at Sotheby's, Gleneagles, 26/9/71, lot 144.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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