The Lacock Cup

The British Museum and Wiltshire Museum jointed acquired the Lacock Cup, one of the most significant pieces of secular English medieval silver. Dating from the mid-15th century, the Lacock Cup is an English silver and partially gilded drinking cup.

Lacock Cup, c.1430-1450, England, silver-gilt
The Lacock Cup
Applicant: 
British Museum
Location: 
British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG
Region: 
London
Grant awarded: 
£650,000
Year awarded: 
2013