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Two-handled cup

Maker:
Possibly by Christopher Locker
Date:
1728–29
Culture:
Irish, Dublin
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.56
Not on view
Inscription: On base: I [?] P

Inscribed on base: 29=2 (original weight)

Marking: [1] harp-crowned (Dublin assay office mark);
[2] I (Dublin date letter for 1728–29);
[3] C L, pellet between, crown above in rectangle with cut corners (apparently, top not clear) (possibly maker's mark for Christopher Locker).
Jules S. Bache (until 1945; sold to MMA)
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