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Tumbler

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The round cup rises from a curved base to a straight rim. Construction: The tumbler is raised. The planishing marks are plainly visible.

Inscription

Engraved on base, C-P

Marks

On base, maker's mark RS a mullet below in a heart-shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 143; rev. ed. 1989, p. 140); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter H

Provenance

1940, anonymous gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: October 10, 1940).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1685–56

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); Diameter 7.6 cm (3 in.); Weight 85 gm (2 oz 14 dwt)

Accession Number

42.6

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver