The Mickle cup
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
metalwork, trophies, 18 karat gold: raised, cast, repousse, engraved
Primary Insc: stamped below rim and on cover: 'JB/sovereign's head/leopard head/date letter T/crown/18'
Secondary Insc: engraved in cartouche: 'Presented / to MR JOHN MICKLE / ON HIS DEPARTURE FOR EUROPE / by a few of his old friends / AND CONSTITUENTS IN VICTORIA./As a mark of their high Esteem for his private / character and his integrity in business / AS A SHEEP AND CATTLE SALESMAN./ for the past Thirteen Years, / Melbourne / 23rd Feby 1854'
cup 26.6 h 11.7 diameter cm
: Purchased 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1493.A-B