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Stirrup cup

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1807-1808 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sibley, Richard (maker)
    William Burwash and Richard Sibley 1 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, gilt interior

  • Credit Line:

    Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 67, The Whiteley Galleries, case 4, shelf 10

Physical description

Silver in the form of a fox's head, the interior gilt, finely chased and engraved.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1807-1808 (made)


Sibley, Richard (maker)
William Burwash and Richard Sibley 1 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, gilt interior

Marks and inscriptions

Maker’s mark WB over RS for W Burwash & R Sibley, London hallmarks, sterling, leopard, date, duty


Crest of Neville

Engraved with the crest, a bull's head, for Nevill.


Diameter: 7.6 cm, Height: 8.5 cm, Length: 14.1 cm

Object history note

Acquisition RF: Croft Lyon
Bequest - Croft Lyon

Descriptive line

Silver, parcel-gilt, London hallmarks for 1807-8, mark of W. Burwash and R. Sibley.




Raising; Chasing; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted



Metalwork; Drinking; Transport


Metalwork Collection

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