Loving cup

Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Underside view of a loving cup showing the base and the handle mounts. Top view of a loving cup showing the base and the inside surface. Top view of a loving cup showing the base and the inside surface. Close view of a loving cup showing one of the plaques. Close view of a loving cup showing one of the plaques.
Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Side view of a loving cup showing the two handles. Underside view of a loving cup showing the base and the handle mounts. Top view of a loving cup showing the base and the inside surface. Top view of a loving cup showing the base and the inside surface. Close view of a loving cup showing one of the plaques. Close view of a loving cup showing one of the plaques.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 5
Country
Date
1836

Description

A 19th century loving cup presented to the Worshipful Company of Horners by John Burnell Citizen & Horner. The cup has a silver gilt lining and the two handles are silver mounted. A silver shield bearing the crest of the company is mounted on one side of the cup and the opposite side has a silver shield with the inscription 'Presented to the Worshipful Company of Horners by John Burnell Esq. a member of the Court. 1836.' Records show that the cup was made in the workshop of J. Burnell. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

engraved: "Presented to the Worshipful Company of Horners by John Burnell Esq. a member of the Court. 1836" (side)
Dimensions
Height
235mm
Diameter
80mm
Method Note
horn
horn
horn
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn cup and handles
metal
silver mounts
Colour