Steeple cup by Unknown Artist

Steeple cups are a uniquely English type of object, found only during the Elizabethan and early Stuart period.

Details

Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 35.6 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,423 ( Total: £26,923; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Private vendor

The maker of this cup is known only by his mark of the conjoined initials CB.

Provenance

Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015  12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb  30 Oct
Tue  Sun
10.30 am  5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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