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Norfolk Summer

Charles II wager cup,
now in the Gans Collection
 
 
Wager cup
c. 1665, makerís mark a hound sejant, for Richard Blackwell

An extremely rare survival of an English copy of a German novelty. In drinking contests, the challenge was to drain the contents of the woman’s skirt without spilling the liquor in the swivelling cup she held above her head. Now in the Gans Collection.

 

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