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Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Pierre Platel (1664–1719, active England 1699–1719)
Date:
1707–8
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.293a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Lion's head erased;
[3] Gothic m, London date letter for 1707-08;
[4] PL, fleur-de-lis below, star above, crowned, maker's mark for Pierre Platel;
[5] PL fleur-de-lis below, indefinite above

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on cup near lip;
[1]-[3] and [5] on insetting rim of cover.
Mrs. J. G. Protheroe-Beynon (until 1967; sale, Important Old English Silver, Christie's, London, February 15, 1967, no. 124); [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. (in 1967; to Irwin Untermyer, February 15, 1967) ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1967–68; to MMA)
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