Goblet by William Beilby

Beilby goblet commemorating the launch of a new ship of the Spedding family involved in the Whitehaven Slave Trade.

Details

Medium:
Enamelled glass
Dimensions:
25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £62,462)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
Christie's

The goblet of enamelled glass bears on one side the Royal Arms of George III and on the reverse a sailing ship and the inscription: Success to the African trade of Whitehaven.

Provenance

J.T.Nickels; by descent.

Venue details

The Beacon Museum West Strand, WHITEHAVEN Cumbria CA28 7LY 01946 592302 www.thebeacon-whitehaven.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.50)

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