Cup and cover

On display

Silver-gilt cup and cover, with embossing and cresting, on three cast feet of travellers. On the finial St Martin cutting his cloak with a small kneeling figure.

Details

  • Title

    Cup and cover

  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1490
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    35.5 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.

    WA2013.1.17

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Further reading

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.5

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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