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Cup with cover

Maker:
M., London (ca. 1581–1586)
Date:
1581/82
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.151a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] D in pointed shield (date letter for 1581–82);
[4] M with line across in shield with pointed base (unidentified maker's mark).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of bottom of cup
[1], [2], [4] on inner rim of cover
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , London, until September 24, 1971; sold to Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1971–73; bequeathed to MMA)
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