The Doncaster Cup by John Flaxman

Covered wine-cooler with 2 low-set handles with mask terminals.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £500)
Acquired in:
1962
Vendor:
Walter S Beaton

Decorated with a chased relief of 3 horses above a cast arabesque of oak leaves and acorns. The cover has a foliated knop. Inscribed; 'Won by Mr Thos. Houldsworth's Filho da Puta, 4 yrs. carrying 7 stone 7 pounds, 4 miles, Doncaster, 25th September,1816'. Designed by John Flaxman and made by Paul Storr at the London silversmiths, Rundell Bridge and Rundell.

Artists include

Provenance

Houldsworth family

Venue details

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 1DA 01382 307200 www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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