Cup and cover in the form of a musketeerOn display
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His sword, staff and musket detachable; reinforcing piece round the neck of the head.
Cup and cover in the form of a musketeer
Datec. 1595 - 1600
Material and technique
Dimensions26 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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