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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Dublin (city) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    West, Mathew (maker)
    Tudor, Richard (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, raised, embossed and engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.43A-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cup, silver, one of a pair, wavy contour, the lower part of the body spirally gadrooned, the upper part embossed with floral sprays with two scroll handles and a spreading foot.

Place of Origin

Dublin (city) (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

West, Mathew (maker)
Tudor, Richard (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, raised, embossed and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

Dublin hallmarks for ca.1785

Mark of Matthew West and Richard Tudor

Engraved with the crest for Yonge, (a pelican in its piety)

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 18.3 cm, Depth: 9.9 cm, Weight: 412.5 g

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, Dublin hallmarks for ca.1785, mark of Matthew West and Richard Tudor

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Raising; Embossing; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Crests; Gadroons; Floral patterns

Categories

Drinking; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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