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Beaker

Maker:
Ludolf Lüders (working 1702–45, died 1747)
Date:
ca. 1731
Culture:
Estonian, Narva
Medium:
Silver, partly gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/2 × 4 7/8 in. (16.5 × 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.742
Not on view
Inscription: Stippled below the lip: *Van Ritter & Wibbelman · Aan Caplain · Nicolaes · Homans · Ver Eert · Anº 1731 *

Marking: [1] Town mark of Narva or Narwa in Estonia in use in the 18th century;
[2] L L flanking a cat tail within a trefoil-shaped reserve (maker's mark of Ludolf Lüders, working 1702–45, d. 1747).

Location of marks:
Both on the underside of the base.
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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