Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Jug

Maker:
Possibly William Cocknidge
Date:
1577–78
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Stoneware, silver gilt
Dimensions:
H: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.308
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] U within lozenge (?) (London date letter for 1577-1578);
[3] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] WC over a grasshopper (mark of William Cocknidge ?).

Location of marks:
All on lower edge of neckband, under base, and on dome of cover
Henry Willett (in 1882 and 1888) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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