Case of wood and leather; hexagonal; iron mounts including lock decorated with trefoils, and twisted metal handle; incised and stamped decoration on leather consists of foliate motifs and an inscription; case made to contain the Royal Gold Cup.
- Made in: France
- Height: 230 millimetres
- Width: 290 millimetres
- Width: 275 millimetres
Inscription ScriptBlack Letter
Inscription ContentYHE.SUS.O.MARYA.O.MARYA YHE SUS
Not on display
10 September 1992
Reason for treatment
X-ray to show lock
good contion but lock hidden.
to show lock on Kodak industrex MX film at 120kv and 140kv %mA for 3 mins successful.
- Commemoration of: Treaty between England and Spain
- With contribution from: James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford
- With contribution from: Charles Drury Edward Fortnum
- With contribution from: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
- With contribution from: Samson Wertheimer
- With contribution from: HM Treasury
- With contribution from: Algernon George Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland
- With contribution from: John Savile, 1st Baron Savile of Rufford
- With contribution from: Sir Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh
- With contribution from: Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks
- Previous owner/ex-collection: Juan de Velasco, Duque de Frias
- Previous owner/ex-collection: Convent of Medina de Pomar
- Previous owner/ex-collection: James I, King of England (James VI of Scotland)
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Object reference number: MCM2908
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