Royal Gold Cup lid



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English: Lid of the Royal Gold Cup.

25 June 2010(2010-06-25)


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British Museum reference 1892,0501.1
Detailed description The Royal Gold Cup. gold; enamel; comprising bowl, lid and stem; the lid decorated in basse taille enamel with scenes leading to and the martyrdom of St Agnes; the bowl decorated similarly with scenes from the history of St Agnes after her death; the inside of the lid set with a basse taille circular medallion of Christ blessing; the inside of the bowl set with a basse taille circular medallion of St Agnes receiving instruction at school.; the stem enamelled in basse taille with the symbols of the Evangelists and their scrolls; the rim of the foot decorated with openwork foliate cresting and pearls; the lid missing its finial and decorative band around the rim; the stem extended twice; once with a band of Tudor roses in opaque enamel; further with a band inscribed [in translation] 'This cup of solid gold, a relic of the sacred treasure of England and a memorial to the peace made between the kings, the Constable Juan de Velasco, returning thence after successfully accomplishing his mission, presented as an offering to Christ the Peacemaker'
Size Height: 236 mm (9.3 in) Diameter: 178 mm (7.0 in) (cup) Diameter: 102 mm (4.0 in) (foot)
Location Room 40


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