Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup with cover

M., London (ca. 1581–1586)
British, London
Silver, parcel gilt
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.151a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (London assay office mark);
[3] D in pointed shield (date letter for 1581–82)
[4] M with line across in shield with pointed base (unidentified maker's mark);

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on underside of bottom of cup
[1],[2],[4] on inner rim of cover
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, September 24,1971 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1971–73; bequeathed to MMA)
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