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Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Thomas Jenkins (active 1668–1708)
Date:
1672–73
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height (with cover): 7 in. (17.8 cm); Height (without cover): 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.65a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved: Arms of Corbet impaling Bridgeman.
Crest of Corbet family.

Marking: [1] TI, between two scallop shells, hinges toward center (maker's mark);
[2] Leopard's head crowned;
[3] Lion passant;
[4] P (London date letter for 1672–73);

Location of mark:
[1]–[4] on wall of cup, near lip to left of arms;
[2]–[4] on flat of cover, between two of the feet;
[1] on flat of cover, very partial strike, near the other foot.
Reginald Astley (until 1929; sale, Christie's, London, April 10, 1929, no. 94) ; William Randolph Hearst (until 1939; sale, Sotheby's, London, June 22, 1939, no. 73) ; Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
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