James I Steeple Cup and Cover by Unknown Artist

Bell-shaped bowl is repousse & chased with a fox & hounds pursuing a hare against a pastoral background, & foilate decoration.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
42 cm
Art Fund grant:
£787 ( Total: £1,575)
Acquired in:
1962
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Maker's mark R.M.

Provenance

Formerly the chalice of Braunstone Church, Leicester.

Venue details

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery 53 New Walk, LEICESTER Leicestershire LE1 7EA 0116 225 4900 www.visitleicester.info/museums

Entry details

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