Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two-handled cup with cover

Date:
ca. 1730–60
Culture:
British, possibly London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ogden Livingston Mills, 1937
Accession Number:
38.21.10a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved: coat of arms for Murray.
Engraved (on other side): an earl's coronet over the cipher DD.

Marking: [1] AD, in oval, the upper and lower edges indented at center.
Location of mark:
Twice on side near handle, once on rim of cover.
Odgen Livingston Mills (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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