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Jug with cover

British, London
Silver gilt, coconut
Height: 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside on foot rim: 14 oz 4 dwt

Marking: [1] ER in monogram (unidentified maker's mark);
[2] i in shield (London date letter for 1566/67);
[3] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] below lip on neck, maker's mark [1] struck three times
Uppark Heirlooms ; S.J. Whawell ; [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , London ] ; Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
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