Collection cup

Mathurin Hélies

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This type of bowl is known in France is known as a "coupe à quêter" (collection cup). At provincial weddings such cups are passed around among the wedding guests who drop coins into them as gifts for the young couple.

Collection cup, Mathurin Hélies (master 1731, mark canceled 1754), Silver, French, Morlaix (Rennes Mint)

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