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Two-handled covered cup

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The circular salver rests on a low trumpet-shaped foot. The salver has a chased molded rim, and the plain surface is decorated overall with flat-chased ornament composed of asymmetrical shapes filled with matting supporting exotic foliage. The coat of arms is engraved within a central pattern...

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Armorials: Engraved on the cup and the salver, the arms of the Commonwealth under the Protector, Oliver Cromwell Inscriptions: Engraved on the foot of the salver and the cup, EC


On rim, maker's mark TM in monogram (Jackson, 1921, p. 138; rev. ed. 1989, p. 127); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter V (repeated on cover)


Lord Brownlow, Belton House, Lincolnshire, sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 29, 1963, lot 22; purchased from Garrard & Co., London, April 8, 1964, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1691–92

Object Place

London, England


H. 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.); W. 23 cm (9 1/16 in.); D. 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Weight995 gm (32 oz)

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Medium or Technique

Silver gilt