Coconut cup with cover - ROM2018_16520_1

ROM2018_16520_1

Coconut cup with cover

Maker: Unknown maker
Medium:Silver repoussé with cast and chased ornament; gilded; polished coconut
Geography: England
Date: c. 1450-1500
Period: Renaissance
Dimensions:
31.2 x 12.5 x 13 cm
Object number: 997.158.7.1
Credit Line: From the Collection of Viscount and Viscountess Lee of Fareham, given in trust by the Massey Foundation to the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Samuel European Galleries
DescriptionBoth halves of a coconut are in silver-gilt mounts. On the cup is a band of simple incised ornament below a smooth rim joined by three strips of vertical openwork to a fluted stem and high foot. There is cresting around the foot like that on the finial.
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