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Beaker and cover, ivory and silver-gilt, elaborately carved and with silver-gilt mounts and three feet; both set with diamonds. The body is carved with scenes of a staghunt with stags, horseman, and dogs. The lid is carved with two dogs attacking a stag and, around the edge, stag-heads and dog-heads.
Beaker and cover
Material and technique
elephant-ivory, silver-gilt, diamonds; carved
Dimensions24 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)