Rock Crystal Cup: Neptune and Amphitrite

Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni

Milan, 1585–1600

Rock crystal, enamelled gold

17.7 x 27.5 x 18.2 cm

The cup was formerly in the Borghese Collection before entering the collection of Baron Gustave de Rothschild in Paris in 1879 and thence passing by descent to the Marquesses of Cholmondeley at Houghton Hall, Norfolk.

Image © The Al Thani Collection