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:
H. 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, ent. 1708).

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