Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wine cup

F. M., London
British, London
Silver gilt
Height: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant regardant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] b in pointed shield (date letter for 1619–20);
[4] F over M, two pellets between, in shaped shield (unidentified maker's mark).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on upper edge of bowl
[2] on underside of foot

Note: Lion passant has ragged ruff and forepaws, as e.g. in 1604, see Pickford p. 51, cycle VII.
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until June 24, 1959; to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1959–68; to MMA)
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