The Macclesfield Wine Set by Anthony Nelme

Silver cistern, fountain and wine cooler.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£150,000 ( Total: £1,483,680; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Tim Parker (through Christie's)

Each piece is very large, heavily decorated and depicts the Parker arms. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Made for Thomas Parker, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, thence by descent

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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