This font-shaped bowl of ivory has nearly cylindrical sides, and a short spreading foot.
The Howard Grace Cup (or the Thomas a Becket Cup) by Unknown Artist, 15251526
© V&A Picture Library
- Ivory and silver-gilt
- 32 x 10 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Lord Wakefield through The Art Fund
It is richly mounted with silver gilt and studded with pearls and garnets. Surmounting the cup are the figures of St George and the Dragon.
Sir Edward Howard; Catherine of Aragon; Earl of Arundel; Dukes of Norfolk; Mr Howard of Corby; Lord Wakefield, Christies 1931