Exploring Treasure Troves and Celtic Artistry: The Ardagh Cup from Limerick

During a recent lecture on “Treasure Trove” at the Victoria Galleries, Mr. H.F. Martin from the Victoria and Albert Museum discussed various examples of treasure troves, highlighting the Ardagh cup or chalice found near Limerick. These objects represent the work of a Celtic school of art that reached its highest perfection in the 10th and 11th centuries. The lecture provided an insightful exploration of treasure troves and their connection to the history and artistry of Limerick and other regions, captivating the audience with beautiful slides of the principal objects.

Dundee Courier – Monday 26 November 1900

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