Cup and cover

On display

Wooden drinking cup and cover of gourd shape. Parcel-gilt silver mount and scrolling handle. At the top a crown of fleurs-de-lis encloses an enamelled roundel with two shields of arms accollées.


  • Title

    Cup and cover

  • Associated place

    Switzerland (possible) (possible place of creation)
    South-East France (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1480 - 1510
  • Material and technique

    wood (possibly maple-wood), parcel-gilt silver, enamel; carved

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.5 cm (height)
    with handle 15 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

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

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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