The Brighton Cup, 1805 by John Emes

The Brighton Cup, a silver-gilt vase shaped trophy cup, chased with foliage and decorated above with applied plaques of a classical horserace and the Steyne front of Brighton Pavilion.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
45 cm
Art Fund grant:
£140 ( Total: £190)
Acquired in:
1951
Vendor:
Christie's

Engraved 'The Brighton Cup 1805'.

Provenance

Race won by Orville, the gift of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to Christopher Wilson. Orville was purchased by the Prince from C. Wilson in 1804.

Venue details

The Royal Pavilion Pavilion Gardens, BRIGHTON East Sussex BN1 1EE 03000 290 900 www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/royalpavilion

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £13)

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Daily, 9.30am – 5.45pm (last admission 5.15pm)

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Daily, 10am – 5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed 25 – 26 Dec

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