Bolton charger by Thomas Bolton

Charger apparently made to mark the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Irish estates in Ulster, the so-called Plantation of Ulster.

Details

Medium:
Silver Dimensions: 58 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £102,746)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
S J Shrubsole Ltd

Centre engraved with the coat-of-arms of the city of London within a baroque cartouche and inscription surround; 'Carolus Secundis Redux Londons Plantacion in Ulster'.

Provenance

S.J.Shrubsole.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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