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Standing cup

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The cup rests on a trumpet-shaped stem with a stepped foot. The lower section of the foot is flat-chased with a patter of lobes containing stylized flowers against a matted ground. The bucket-shaped cup has a slightly flaring rim. The sides of the cup are chased with stylized flowers (poppy...

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Inscription

Armorials: Engraved on rim, under and earl's coronet, the arms of Sackville, Earls of Dorset; beneath an earl's coronet, the crest of Leeson, Earls of Milltown, both probably a later addition

Marks

On rim, maker's mark PD a cinquefoil below (similar to Jackson, 1921, p. 129; rev. ed. 1989, p. 125); leopard's head crowned; lion passant (repeated on underside of foot rim); date letter G

Provenance

Countess of Milltown, Russborough, Ireland, by descent to Colonel R. W. Chandos-Pole, Radburne Hall near Derby, sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, July 1, 1914, lot 48; Major J. W. Chandos-Pole, sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, March 31, 1971, lot 125 [S. J. Phillips, Ltd., London], purchased September 15, 1971, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English, 1664–65

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.); Diameter (of rim) 10.1 cm (4 in.); Weight 337.4 gm (10 oz 7 dwt)

Accession Number

1971.266

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver