The Doncaster Shield by J S Hunt

This is the cup for 1865 and was won by Ackworth, owned by 4th Marquis of Hastings.

Details

Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
84 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,280)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Koopman Rare Art

. Only one or two were made in form of a shield. The circular relief in the centre depicts the meeting of Bolingbroke and the Earls of Westmorland and Northumberland at Doncaster in 1339.

Provenance

The 4th Marquis of Hastings; The Worshipful Company of Fishmongers; sold Christie's January 1979.

Venue details

Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery Chequer Road, DONCASTER South Yorkshire DN1 2AE 01302 734293 www.doncaster.gov.uk/museums

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