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

Set of six nesting beakers with case

Maker:
P. H., London (ca. 1681–1691)
Date:
1688/89
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
a) H: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); f) H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.308a–h
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant guardant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] l, date letter for 1688–89;
[4] PH in dentated reserve.

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on all undersides;
[1],[4] on top of cover.
Private Collection (until 1967; sale, Christie's, April 26, 1967, no. 127) ; Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
Related Objects

Miniature porringer

Artist: P. H., London (ca. 1681–1691) Date: 1690–91 Medium: Silver Accession: 63.53.11 On view in:Not on view

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

Ewer

Artist: Symon Owen (active 1595–1624) Date: 1610–11 Medium: Gilt silver Accession: 68.141.135 On view in:Not on view

Basin

Artist: Symon Owen (active 1595–1624) Date: 1610–11 Medium: Gilt silver Accession: 68.141.136 On view in:Not on view