Parcel-gilt silver cup in its original wooden box.
The Islington Cup by Joseph Preedy, 18021803
© V&A Picture Library
- Parcel-gilt silver
- 51 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,500 ( Total: £32,775; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
The cup is inscribed with a tribute to Aubert, signed by the engraver, John Roper, and the foot is engraved.
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.