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Beaker

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The beaker rests on a spreading foot with complex molding, fluting, and, at the base of the cup, a stamped pattern of stars and ovals. The cup has high flaring sides, and an everted rim. It is chased and engraved around the rim with a band of strapwork enclosing foliage, acorns, and flowers....

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Marks

Near rim, maker'sm ark GC a mullet above and below (similar to Jackson, 1921, p. 110; rev. ed. 1989, p. 106); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter H

Provenance

Purchased from Firestone & Parson, Boston, by the MFA. (Accession date: March 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1605–06

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.); Diameter (of rim) 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Weight 300.5 gm (9 oz 13 dwt)

Accession Number

62.251

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver