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Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Simon Pantin I (British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date:
1709–10
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (with cover and handles): 8 7/8 × 9 1/4 in. (22.5 × 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1958
Accession Number:
58.47.3a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: (In scrollwork, below arms) Deo, patriae.

Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Court-hand letter O (London date letter 1709–10);
[3] Lion's head to left;
[4] PA surmounted by peacock, in keyhole-shaped reserve (maker's mark for Simon Pantin I)

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on rim of cup and on insetting rim of cover,
[4] struck twice on latter
reputedly Tiffany & Co. (before 1934) ; Arthur M. Nowak , New York (until 1934; sale, American Art Association, New York, March 17, 1934, no. 71; sold for $1,550); Irwin Untermyer (until 1958; to MMA)
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