Also known as 'The Gibraltar Cup'.
Queen Anne cup and cover by Benjamin Pyne, 1705
© Fairfax House
- Silver gilt
- 27 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £133,100)
- Acquired in:
Engraved on one side with the arms of Robert Fairfax within a foliate and husk cartouche; on the other with the crowned monogram of Queen Anne and border of scrolled leafage. Made by Benjamin Pyne, overstruck by Henry Lyon.
Presented to Captain Robert Fairfax (1666-1725) by Queen Anne; by descent to Guy Fairfax Esq; Sold Christie's 1930; Lord Fairfax.
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