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College Cup

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The font-shaped cup stands on three feet in the form of male busts. The stem rises from a flaring foot with a molded and crenellated rim and two stamped borders. The slightly domed cover rises to a point and is surmounted by a figure of an eagle. A foliate cresting is applied to the rim. The...

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Inscription

Armorials: Engraved on cover, an unidentified fied crest (a lion rampant)

Provenance

1954, John Hunt, London and Dublin; 1954, sold by Hunt to the MFA for $9835. (Accession Date: September 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English, style of late 15th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

H. 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Diameter 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Weight 450.7 gm (14 oz 9 dwt)

Accession Number

54.933a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver