The Theocritus cup by John Flaxman

Designed by Flaxman & made by Paul Storr.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt Dimensions: 37 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £9,000)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Two-handled cup on detachable stand, decorated on the outside with scenes from the First Idyll of Theocritus, & inscribed with dedication to T.Earle, from the Mayor & Corporation of Liverpool.

Provenance

Sir Hardman Earle, Bart.

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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