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Cup

Traces of gilding. Flat base scalloped patterns on large stem surmounted by chased ring supporting half melon shaped body. Marks on rim. Decoration chased and embossed.

Marks

Augsburg hallmark; lion rampant Unknown maker's mark

Credit Line

Gift of Francis H. Bigelow

German (Augsburg), about 1695–1700

Object Place

Augsburg, Germany

Accession Number

23.222

Medium or Technique

Metal; Gilded silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver