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Standing cup

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Bucket shaped bowl over ballister form stem on spreading round foot on bowl. an oval engraved portrait of Queen Anne, on reversed side engraved the Royal Coat of Arms.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on one side of the cup are the Royal Arms for Queen Anne, on the other, a copy of her coronation portrait.

Marks

Just below the rim, maker's mark GR in a shaped shield (Grimwade 876); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter h (1703/4).

Provenance

1939, William Randolph Hearst (b. 1863 - d. 1951), New York; January 5-7, 1939, Hearst sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 300, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English (London), 1703–04

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8cm (10 3/16in.) Other (diam of rim): 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2283

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver