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Pair of beakers

Maker:
E. G., London (active 1669–81)
Date:
1678–79
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.160,161
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant guardant (English quality mark for sterling), partial strike but completely legible;
[3] a (London date letter for 1678–79);
[4] EG in rectangle with cut corners.

Location of marks:
Struck in center of underside
Honoria Thompson , Wattisford, Suffolk (until 1678) ; [ S. J. Shrubsole , November 8, 1971; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1971–73; bequeathed to MMA)
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