Category:Royal Gold Cup, British Museum

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Català: Copa de Santa Agnès
English: Royal Gold Cup
Français : Coupe de Sainte Agnès
Italiano: Coppa di sant'Agnese
Română: Cupa de Aur Regală
English: The Royal Gold Cup or Saint Agnes Cup is a solid gold-covered cup lavishly decorated with enamel and pearls. It was made for the French royal family at the end of the 14th century, and later belonged to several English monarchs before spending nearly 300 years in Spain. It is generally agreed to be the outstanding surviving example of late medieval French plate.
Polski: Złoty Kielich Królewski lub inaczej Kielich Świętej Agnieszki - po części złoty po części pozłacany kielich zdobiony szkliwem i perłami. Zamówiony przez francuską rodzinę królewską pod koniec XIV w., należał do szeregu władców angielskich, zanim trafił na 300 lat do Hiszpanii. Uważany za przykład późnośredniowiecznego złotnictwa francuskiego.
Date between circa 1370 and circa 1380
Medium gold, pearls and enamel
Dimensions Height: 23.6 cm (9.2 in); Diameter: 17.8 cm (7 in) Weight: 1.935 kg (4.30 lb)
room 40
Accession number
Inscriptions on stem: GAZAE SACRAE EX ANGLIA RELIQUIAS, PACIS INTER REGES FACTAE MOMENTUM, CRATERA AURO SOLIDUM IOAN. VELASQ. COMESTAB., INDE R. B. G REDIENS, XPO PACIFICATORI DD [This cup of solid gold, a relic of the sacred treasure of England and a memorial to the peace made between the kings, the Constable Juan de Velasco, returning thence after successfully accomplishing his mission, presented as an offering to Christ the Peacemaker]
References British Museum: online database: entry 43901

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