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Standing cup

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The cup rests on a trumpet-shaped stem that is divided into six lobes with vertically chased lines. The body of the cup has flaring sides and is hexafoil in section. The trumpet-shaped stem is raised and chased. It is soldered at the top to an inverted spreading cone. The body of the vessel is...

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Marks

On rim, leopard's head crowned, maker's mark RS between mullets (Jackson, 1921, p. 132; rev. ed. 1989, p. 128); lion passant; date letter P

Provenance

By 1929, Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London; 1929, sold by Walter H. Willson, Ltd. to Frank Brewer Bemis; 1935, bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis

English, 1672–73

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Diameter (of rim) 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Weight 89.4 gm (2 oz 17 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1566

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver