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Tankard with cover, silver, parcel-gilt, inclosing a greyish glass cylinder, against which is a scrollwork in silver filigree. Above and below the silver-gilt is embossed and chased with bands of strapwork.
Datec. 1565 - 1580
Material and technique
glass, silver-gilt; filigree
Dimensions20.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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J.F. Hayward, Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the triumph of Mannerism, 1540-1620 (London, 1976), 494, 385
Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)