Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Communion cup with paten cover

Maker:
Possibly by John Morley (British, active ca. 1680–ca. 1705)
Date:
1591–92
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 × 3 in. (17.8 × 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.28a, b
Not on view
Inscription: On underside of cover and bottom of foot rim, crudely cut: B

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] O (London date letter for 1591–92);
[4] IM over billet in shield (possibly mark for John Morley).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on top of cover, and below lip of cup
R. H. Soden-Smith ; George S. Palmer (until 1913)
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