Adam Loftus Great Seal of Ireland Cup by Unknown Artist

An Elizabeth I standing cup and cover on a circular foot; the upper section of the bowl has engraved vases of fruit and flowers and an inscription.


Details

Medium:
Silvergilt
Dimensions:
49 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £7,020)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Christie's

The domed cover has two tiers and a vase with angels holding a shield.

Provenance

Marquess of Ely.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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