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standing cup

1825/1898

British Museum

British Museum

Standing cup; silver-gilt; chased; form of cock standing on one leg and holding escutcheon with oval shield of arms, enamelled and modern, in other claw; high foot embossed and chased with fruit; head removable; inscribed.

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  • Title: standing cup
  • Date Created: 1825/1898
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 33.70cm; Length: 20.00cm; Width: 13.00cm; Diameter: 11.60cm (base); Weight: 1162.00g
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Technique: chased; embossed; enamelled; gilded; stamped; burnished; cast
  • Subject: bird; heraldry
  • Registration number: WB.141
  • Production place: Attributed at Nuremberg
  • Producer: Formerly attributed to Straub, Wolf
  • Material: enamel; silver
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Bequeathed by Rothschild, Ferdinand Anselm
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