Set of six nesting beakers with case

P. H., London

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Such nests of beakers were rare in England. The idea is borrowed from the German sixteenth-century Monatsbecher, frequently decorated with scenes of the Labors of the Months.

Set of six nesting beakers with case, P. H., London (ca. 1681–1691), Beakers: gilded silver; case: shagreen, British, London

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