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Two-handled cup with cover

Christopher Waggoner (active 1698–1702)
Irish, Dublin
Height: 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Irwin Untermyer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.28.167a, b
Not on view
Inscription: This plate run for on ye Heath of Ballyeolloe in ye Queen's County ye 7th May 1702.

Marking: [1] harp crowned (Dublin assay office mark);
[2] CW in shaped outline (maker's mark for Christopher Waggoner);
[3] O in pointed shield.

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on cover, inside,
[1], [3] under base of cup,
[2] on side of cup near lip above words "7th May 1702."
[ sale, Fine English and Foreign Silver and Plate, Sotheby's, London , July 14, 1960, lot 14; sold for £380 ] ; [ S. J. Shrubsole , until February 12. 1971; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1971–73; bequeathed to MMA)
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