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Cup with Gilded-Silver Mounts

French or Italian
Rock crystal, silver, silver-gilt, enamel?
Overall: 5 9/16 x 6 1/2 x 4 7/16 in. (14.1 x 16.5 x 11.3 cm) Diameter of rim: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Base: 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm)
Lapidary Work-Crystal
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Originally, a second cup would have been inverted on top of this one.
Private collection, France ; [ Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris and New York (sold to Morgan)]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn Museum. "Here's How," February 16, 1953–April 20, 1953.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. "The Pierpont Morgan Treasures. Loan exhibition in honor of the Junius Spencer Morgan Memorial," November 10, 1960–December 18, 1960.

Williamson, George Charles. Catalogue of the Collections of Jewels and Precious Works of Art: The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan. Deluxe ed. London: Chiswick Press, 1910. no. 63, p. 94, pl. XLII.

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