- Art Funded
- Height: 8.9 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £59,622 (Total: £298,591; Tax remission)
- Private vendor
There are ten vertical ribs soldered to the sides and the letters 'TW' separated by a stylised floral motif, have been pricked onto the beaker, just below the rim. It is the earliest known English silver beaker; the few pieces of medieval silver to have survived are mostly chalices or spoons.
Whately family; Sir Ernest Cassel, 1902; then by descent.