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Fragment of a Secular Cup: M/P.1-1921

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Titles

Fragment of a Secular Cup

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Categories

Description

Gold, embossed and chased, and set with gemstones in oval and rectangular settings. A seated man and woman holding a buch of three flowers between them, and further to the right, a man playing the harp

Notes

History note: Said by the last owner to have been found at Trier; Johann Aloys Reichsfreiherr von Hügel (1754-1825); Clemens von Hügel (d. 1849); his brother, Aloys von Hügel; his son, Baron Antole von Hügel, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

12th Century
Circa 1100 CE - 1200 CE

School or Style

Romanesque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.1-1921
Primary reference Number: 119323
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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