Elizabethan flagon by Unknown Artist

One of a pair of flagons.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £34,600; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1977
Vendor:
Christie's

Maker's mark I A in a shaped cartouche. Bears the arms of Mostyn-Gloddaeth, probably for Sir Thomas Mostyn who died in 1617. The other one of the pair is at Temple Newsam House, Leeds.

Provenance

By descent Lord Mostyn.

Venue details

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M2 3JL 0161 235 8888 www.manchesterartgallery.org

Entry details

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Offers with National Art Pass

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