Standing cup & cover by Unknown Artist

This Charles I cup has a sponsor's mark with the initials RM above a cherub's head.

Details

Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 44.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,800 ( Total: £23,629; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966 www.bmag.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Mon – Thu, 10am – 5pm
Fri, 10.30am – 5pm
Sat – Sun, 10am – 5pm

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