Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Augustin Courtauld (British, 1685–1751)
Date:
1718–20
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.57a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] C (London date letter for 1718–19);
[3] D (London date letter for 1719–20);
[4] Lion's head erased;
[5] CO, fleur-de-lis above, in shaped punch (maker's mark for Augustine Courthauld, entered 1708).

Location of marks:
[1], [3], [4], [5] on bottom of cup;
[1], [2], [4], [5] on insetting rim of cover
Jules S. Bache , New York (until 1945; to MMA)
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