drinking-vessel

On display

Cup, formed of a coconut, with silver mounts, feet and tail and a detachable head. The head, formed as a monster's face, is open mouthed and cannot be used as a cup. It has glass eyes.

Details

  • Date

    c. 1510 - 1600 (perhaps)
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    2

  • Museum location

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

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.49

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Further reading

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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