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Wine cup

Maker:
R. W., London (ca. 1618–1619)
Date:
1618–19
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.131.40
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on bowl near rim, faint remnants: [1] M over N * C; [2] G (?) over * F * H

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant guardant (London assay office mark);
[3] a in pointed shield (date letter for 1618–19);
[4] R over W in shaped shield (unidentified maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on bowl near rim;
[2] on bottom of foot (back half of lion only)
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until August 17, 1970; sold to Irwin Untermyer] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (in 1970; to MMA)
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