Cup and cover in the form of a musketeer

On display

His sword, staff and musket detachable; reinforcing piece round the neck of the head.

Details

  • Title

    Cup and cover in the form of a musketeer

  • Associated place

    Augsburg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1595 - 1600
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    26 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.162

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Further reading

J.F. Hayward, Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the triumph of Mannerism, 1540-1620 (London, 1976), 505, 386-7

Jones, Edward Alfred, Catalogue of the Collection of Old Plate of Leopold de Rothschild, Esquire (London, 1907), 18, plate XVIII

C. Truman, ‘Oxford's silver gilt bequest: The Art Newspaper’, (2013)

Wilson, Timothy, ‘The Ashmolean: The Michael Wellby Bequest no. 65, Spring 2013’, (2013), p.3

Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)

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