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Cup and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1659 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pewter, cast and soldered

  • Museum number:

    381:2-1854

  • Gallery location:

    Europe 1600-1815, Room 5, The Friends of the V&A Gallery, case CA1 []

Physical description

Cup and cover, of cast pewter, with drum shaped body and domed, stepped foot resting on three lions.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1659 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pewter, cast and soldered

Dimensions

Height: 650 mm with lid, Width: 230 mm

Object history note

The Museum bought this cup in 1854 for £2.10s.

Descriptive line

Pewter Guild cup and lid with standing figure. German, 1659.

Materials

Pewter

Techniques

Casting; Soldering

Categories

Ceremonial objects; Drinking; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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