Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Wine cup

Maker:
E. T., London (ca. 1653–1663)
Date:
1653–54
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.206
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside of body: E P / E B, an asterisk above and below

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Lion passant;
[3] ET, crescent below (unidentified maker's mark found from 1653/54–62/63);
[4] Gothic Q in pointed shield (London date letter for 1653–54)

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on outside of body, near lip
[2] on inner face of foot
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , June 26, 1963; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1963–68; to MMA)
Related Objects

Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766 Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels Accession: 1982.60.137 On view in:Gallery 540

Cup with cover and stand (one of a pair)

Artist: John Parker (British, active 1759–77) Date: 1766/67 Medium: Silver-gilt Accession: 2011.124.1a–c On view in:Not on view

Box with scene depicting Roman hero Gaius Mucius Scaevola before the Etruscan king Lars Porsena

Artist: P R (British, early-mid 18th century) Date: 1741 Medium: Gold Accession: 1976.155.23 On view in:Gallery 545

Tankard engraved with scenes depicting the Fire of London and the Great Plague

Artist: I N (British, mid-late 17th century) Date: 1675/76 Medium: Silver Accession: 1987.54 On view in:Not on view

Ewer

Artist: Samuel Margas Jr. (British, active 1714–33) Date: ca. 1721 Medium: Silver gilt Accession: 68.141.133 On view in:Not on view