Cup and coverOn display
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Cup and cover, silver, parcel-gilt, the stem formed as miner with tools. Tiered bowl of the cup is embossed and chased with scrollwork, hunting scenes and the Arts and Crafts. The cover is embossed and chased with a man writing and a putto with telescope, globe and compasses. The integral finial is formed as a man playing a lute.
Cup and cover
Artist/makerpossibly Johann Nikolaus Spickermann (active c. 1740 - 1745) (goldsmith)
Datec. 1740 - 1745
Material and technique
Dimensions33.5 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)