An Elizabethan Silver Flagon by William Cobbold

Stamped with Cobbold's marks, an orb and a cross, and the Norwich city arms, a castle and a lion.


Silver Dimensions: 27 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,662 ( Total: £26,650)
Acquired in:
Private collection

The boss of the cover is engraved with the coat of arms of the Bell family of Suffolk and the initials W P, probably those of a husband and wife.


Viscount Rothermere, sold through Christie's, 1941; private collection.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625

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