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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.51.55
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Two-Handled Cup
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1737-1738
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George II (1727-1760)
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
11.1 x 16.5 x 10.2 cm (4 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 in.)
246 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: Lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: illegible, possibly T?
  • inscription: under base, engraved: I / M + S
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Cambridge, MA, Bequest to Fogg Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.51.55
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Circular on spreading foot, with two flat reeded scroll handles, chased with spiral fluting below a rope-twist and punched band; the front with a vacant scroll and fish-scale cartouche; engraved under the base with the initials I over MS
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 201, cat. no. 208, repr. p. 201, details repr. p. 201.

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