Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mug

Maker:
John Martin Stockar (active 1695–1712)
Maker:
Edward Peacock (active 1705, died 1729)
Date:
1707–8
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.550
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside: [1] 11 15 (weight of 11 oz. 15 pennyweights); [2] possible collector's mark

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased;
[3] Gothic m (London date letter for 1707–8);
[4] St, Pe below (makers' mark for Stockar and Peacock).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on body under rim to right of handle;
[4] on handle
Stephen Whitney Phoenix (until 1881; bequeathed to MMA)
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