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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Cup and cover

Overview

Creator: George Schryer (active 1605-1634) (goldsmith)
Creation Date: 
1600 - 1650
Materials: 
Silver gilt
Dimensions: 
38.3 x 12.8 x 12.8 cm
RCIN 
51443
Acquirer: George IV, King of the United Kingdom (1762-1830), when King of the United Kingdom (1820-30)
Provenance: 
This is probably the cup purchased by George IV on 24 April 1827 for £98. The coats of arms engraved inside refer to the Framel and Flentz families of Nuremburg.
Description:

A German silver-gilt pineapple cup and cover, of conventional form. The lobed cover has a finial cast as a griffin holding a trefoil, and is engraved inside with two coats of arms. The cup is engraved around the rim with hunting dogs and scrolling flowers.

Further details

Additional Creators: Previously attributed to Jacob Stoer (goldsmith)
German (nationality)
Category: 
Works of Art