The Goodwood Cup by Paul Storr

The cup was won at Goodwood in 1835 by John Theobald's horse and came to Brodsworth Hall through the marriage of Theobald's granddaughter Georgiana to Charles Sabine Thellusson.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
71 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £70,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Trustees of R S Williams Estate

The cup is very sculptural with a flat circular lid on which recline the large cast figures of an Arab with a long pipe leaning against a horse.

Provenance

John Theobald, 1835; by descent to William Theobald; by descent to Georgiana Sabine Thellusson at Brodsworth Hall, circa 1863; R S Williams estate.

Venue details

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens Brodsworth, DONCASTER South Yorkshire DN5 7XJ 01302 722598 www.english-heritage.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9.60)

1 Apr – 31 Oct
House and Gardens
Daily, 11am – 6pm; tours from 11am, free-flow from 1pm
Servants' Wing, Cafe and Gardens open at selected times during winter

Please visit Brodsworth Hall website for full seasonal opening times

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