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Wine cup

E. T., London (ca. 1653–1663)
British, London
Silver gilt
Height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside of body: E P / E B, an asterisk above and below

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] ET, crescent below (unidentified maker's mark found from 1653/54–62/63);
[4] Gothic Q in pointed shield (London date letter for 1653–54).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on outside of body, near lip
[2] on inner face of foot
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , June 26, 1963; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1963–68; to MMA)
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