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Coconut cup and cover

Number of Items:  2

coconut, silver, glass

c. 1510 - 1600 (perhaps)

Cup, formed of a coconut, with silver mounts, feet and tail and a detachable head. The head formed as a monster's face; is open mouthed and cannot be used as a cup. It has glass eyes.

bequest

Michael Wellby, 2012; WA2013.1.49

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.