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Communion cup

Maker:
George Wickes (British, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1698–1761 Thurston, Suffolk)
Date:
1733–34
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
7 5/8 × 3 1/4 in. (19.4 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.41.47
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved: Non Mihi, Sed Deo, et Parochiae S. Stas Trinitatis in Civ. Coventry, 1733.

On bottom: 13 8

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] S (London date letter for 1733–34);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] I H, pellet below, in shaped shield (maker's mark);
[5] mark for George Wickes, possibly.

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on cup;
[2], [4], [5] on base
Mrs. Charles H. Truax , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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