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Cup with Gilded-Silver Mounts

French or Italian
Rock crystal, silver, silver-gilt, enamel?
Overall: 5 9/16 x 6 1/2 x 4 7/16 in. (14.1 x 16.5 x 11.3 cm) Diameter of rim: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Base: 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm)
Lapidary Work-Crystal
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Originally, a second cup would have been inverted on top of this one.
Private collection, France ; [ Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris and New York (sold to Morgan)]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Williamson, George Charles. Catalogue of the Collections of Jewels and Precious Works of Art: The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan. Deluxe ed. London: Chiswick Press, 1910. no. 63, p. 94, pl. XLII.

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