The Tichbourne Celebrities by William Cawdell

Twelve spoons, hallmarked for London.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
19 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £85,000)
Acquired in:
1975
Vendor:
How of Edinburgh

They bear cast finial figures of Hector of Troy, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Joshua, King David, Judas Maccabeus, King Arthur, Charlemagne, Guy of Warwick, Christ, St.Peter, & Elizabeth I.

Provenance

Sir Robert Tichbourne; Mrs Sarah Sharpe; David Falke;Sir Joseph Tichbourne; Nostell settled estate.

Venue details

Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery High Street, ALTON Hampshire GU34 1BA 0142 082 802 www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Curtis Museum
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm

Allen Gallery
Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

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