Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mug with cover

D., London
British, London
Overall: 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 in., 14 oz. 9 dwt. (15.9 x 14 x 10.2 cm, 450kg)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.309a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Lightly engraved above arms: W

Scratched on underside: 15-5 (weight)

Scratched on bezel of cover and on underside: 4067

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] l (possibly, London date letter for 1688–89);
[4] D, script (maker's mark).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of mug;
[4] on underside of cover
J.C.W. Sawbridge-Erle-Drax (until 1966; sale, Christie's, London, June 15, 1966, no. 64) ; [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , London, until February 15, 1968; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (in 1968; to MMA)
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