Cup, inscribed 'John Rishworth, 1794' connected with the annual ceremony of the election of the Constable of Wakefield, in which the Constable drank ale from a cup inscribed with his name and year of office, and then broke the cup.
A Constable's Cup by Unknown Artist, 1794
© Wakefield Museum
- 15 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £30 ( Total: £30)
- Acquired in:
- Rishworth family
Preserved by members of the Rishworth family. Wakefield Art Gallery is currently closed and will open in 2011 as The Hepworth Wakefield.