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PLT0173
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Plate
User collections Collectables (UK) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Shaw, Captain Richard
Provenance: Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
VesselsTurquoise 1892 (HMS)

Object details:

Object ID PLT0173
Description Silver cup and cover presented to Captain Richard Shaw, 1898. The cup has acanthus leaf decoration on the base of the bowl and on the lid and loop handles, and a border of scrolling foliage around the top of the bowl. It stands on a round foot decorated with a border of leaves, and the tall lid has a fir-cone finial. The cup is gilt on the inside. The side of the bowl is inscribed 'PRESENTED BY THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE ADMIRALTY TO Captain Richard Shaw OF THE STEAMSHIP "Turquoise" in recognition of his valuable services to Her Majesty's Naval and Military Forces at Kandia, Crete, on the 6th September 1898’. The foot is inscribed 'ELKINGTON & CO LTD SILVERSMITHS TO THE QUEEN, 22 REGENT ST LONDON'.
Date made 1898-99

Artist/Maker Elkington & Co. Ltd
Place made London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver-gilt; silver
Measurements Overall: 355 x 285 x 155 mm
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  • Cup (PLT0173)
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