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Mug

Maker:
Richard Gurney (entered 1727 (partner with Thomas Cooke II)–1773)
Maker:
Thomas Cooke II (entered 1727 (partner with Richard Gurney)–1773)
Date:
1740–41
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.35
Not on view
Inscription: On base: [1] H * M / 1743; [2] 13.5 (weight)

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned(London assay office mark);
[3] e (London date letter for 1740–41);
[4] R G (maker's mark for Richard Gurney);
[5] T C (maker's mark for Thomas Cooke II).

Location of marks:
All struck on base.
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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