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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lapis lazuli cup, silver-gilt chased mounts

  • Museum number:

    1300-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a cup made in the 18th century in France. The cup is made of lapis lazuli and in a shell-shape, on baluster stem and irregular shaped foot, with silver gilt chased mounts.

Physical description

Shell-shaped cup on baluster stem and irregular shaped foot with silver-gilt chased mounts

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lapis lazuli cup, silver-gilt chased mounts

Dimensions

Height: 10.92 cm, Length: 9.84 cm

Object history note

Bought in 1871.

Descriptive line

Cup, lapis lazuli, shell-shaped, France, 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1871, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., p. 107

Materials

Lapis lazuli; Silver gilt

Techniques

Chasing

Subjects depicted

Shell

Categories

Containers

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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