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Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Thomas Bolton (active 1686, died 1736)
Date:
1696–98
Culture:
Irish, Dublin
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 11/16 x 9 1/8 x 4 5/8 in. (19.5 x 23.2 x 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.235a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on underside of body: 33=17 (weight)

Marking: [1] harp crowned (mark for Dublin);
[2] L (Dublin date letter for 1696–98);
[3] -B (partial maker's mark probably for Thomas Bolton);
[4] TB script (maker's mark for Thomas Bolton);
[5] harp (?)

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on underside of body;
[4] on underside of cover;
[5] probably part of a harp
Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1968; to MMA)
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