Cup and cover

On display

Cup and cover, silver-gilt, the cover has eight lobes around a finial with a musketeer. The cup is octagonal, alternate sides pricked with scrollwork and birds. The lower part of the cup is circular with overlapping scales, and is set on three brackets.

Details

  • Title

    Cup and cover

  • Artist/maker

    Adam Segar (1597 - 1620) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Regensburg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1610
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    22 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.

    WA2013.1.174

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Further reading

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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