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Caudle cup

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Flaring lip. bulbous sides, flat depressed bottom with narrow (added) moulded baseband. Slight repairs inside. Cast scroll handles with slight ornament.

Inscription

Engraved G/ BS on bottom

Marks

ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on bottom and side Ada Mark * A14641

Provenance

1917, lent by Philip spalding; 1924, returned; 1928, relent; 1940, transfered to Mrs. Spalding; 1942, gift of Mrs. Spalding and children to MFA. (Accession date: April 9 and 16, 1942)

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding

about 1680

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 11

Accession Number

42.227

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware