Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Invalid's cup (Biberon)

Maker:
Luigi Valadier (Italian, Rome 1726–1785 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1770–80
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 × 7 1/8 in. (7.6 × 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw, 1945
Accession Number:
45.43
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on side: TB (monogram)

Marking: [1] LV, a pellet between, two fleur-de-lis above and one below, in shaped reserve (maker's mark of Luigi Valadier, 1726–1785, working after 1760);
[2] crossed keys, papal umbrella (Rome town mark, ca. 1780)

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on bottom of cup
Arturo Lopez-Willshaw (until 1945; to MMA)
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