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Title

The Boyne Cup

Object Name

Cup

Maker

Unknown (Primary maker)

Date Made

1689-1690 circa
1689-1690 circa

Place Made

England: Lambeth
Lambeth

Description

Decoration: globular body, cylindrical neck and loop handle, decorated in blue around neck with pendant stiff leaves and within decorative label inscribed "GOD SEND YE KING SAVE TO IRLND". The inscription must refer to the projected visit of William III to Ireland before the Battle of the Boyne 1690.

Materials

earthenware (tin glazed)

Catalogue Number

BELUM.V1119

Copyright

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