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Standing cup: M.50-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Silversmith)

Description

Silver, parcel-gilt; miniature of a 17th Century standing cup

Silver, parcel-gilt; miniature in the style of an early 17th Century standing cup. The bowl has fluted sides, and resembles a campanula. Each of its six sides is engraved with a stylised flower. It stands on a slender stem supported by three caryatids holding rings (one ring missing). The low trumpet-shaped hexafoil foot is engraved with alternating panels of matting.

Notes

History note: Stockbridge Antiques (Mrs P. Bradley), High Street, Stockbridge, Hants

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm
Height: 2⅜ in
Weight: 18 dwt
Weight: 28 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

18th/19th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style

Mannerism

Components of the work

Foot Width 2.9 cm Width 1⅛ in

Materials used in production

Silver

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.50-1983
Primary reference Number: 119293
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 25 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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