Two-handled cup with cover, Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51), Silver, British, London

Two-handled cup with cover

Maker:
Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)
Date:
ca. 1720
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.61a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Motto: NEC OPPRIMERE, NEC OPPRIMI [trans.: Neither to oppress nor to be opressed]

Marking: At lip to right of handle and also on edge of cover: LA, letters practically touching, open crown above, star between (maker's mark for Paul Lamerie)

Note: letter mark very sharp and undefaced
Jules S. Bache , New York (until 1945; sold to MMA)