The Mostyn ewer & basin by Unknown Artist

Engraved with interlacing moresques.

Details

Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt, enamel
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £83,000)
Acquired in:
1977
Vendor:
Mostyn

The enamelled armorials set in the boss of the basin are those of Mostyn. Made in Bruges. Ewer 21cm h. Basin 49 cm, diam.

Provenance

By descent in the Mostyn family; Lord Mostyn.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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