Cup and cover c.1600
Silver gilt | 59.0 x 17.0 x 17.0 cm | RCIN 51282
A lobed silver-gilt standing cup and cover, with a finial cast in form of a knight on horseback, his helmet with an elaborate crest. The cup is engraved around the rim with an inscription. The stem is cast as the figure of Mutius Scaevola, in Roman uniform, thrusting his hand into a brazier.
ProvenanceThe cup is first recorded in an inventory of c.1828 of Carlton House.
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