This Charles I cup has a sponsor's mark with the initials RM above a cherub's head.
Standing cup & cover by Unknown Artist, 1641
Photo: courtesy of Sotheby's
- Silver gilt
- Height: 44.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,800 ( Total: £23,629; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Private vendor
The cover has a cast steeple finial and caryatid supports. The stem incorporates a double handled vase. The bowl, flaring foot and cover are decorated with flat chasing.
Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.