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

Wine cup

Maker:
Probably by R. W.
Date:
1607–8
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.153
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (London assay office mark);
[2] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[3] K (date letter for 1607–08);
[3] RW, pellet below, in shaped reserve (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1] below lip and underneath foot
[2]–[4] below lip
[ S. J. Shrubsole , New York, until August 5, 1969; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1969–73; bequeathed to MMA)
Related Objects

Cup with cover and stand (one of a pair)

Artist: John Parker (British, active 1759–77) Date: 1766/67 Medium: Silver-gilt Accession: 2011.124.1a–c On view in:Gallery 515

Tankard engraved with scenes depicting the Fire of London and the Great Plague

Artist: I N (British, mid-late 17th century) Date: 1675/76 Medium: Silver Accession: 1987.54 On view in:Gallery 510

Wine cooler (one of a pair)

Artist: William Lukin I (British, active 1699– ca.1755) Date: 1716/17 Medium: Silver Accession: 68.141.128 On view in:Gallery 510

Wine cistern

Artist: Lewis Mettayer (British, active 1700, died 1740) Date: 1709–10 Medium: Silver Accession: 68.141.132 On view in:Gallery 517

Pair of vases with covers

Artist: I H (British, mid–late 17th century) Date: 1675–76 Medium: Silver gilt Accession: 68.141.152a, b, .153a, b On view in:Gallery 511