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The cups, raised from sheet, have straight sides and rounded bases.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on side of each, the crest of Graham, probably for James Graham, third Duke of Montrose. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on other side of each, a double cipher of the initials LR.

Marks

On underside of each, maker's mark PL (Grimwade 2203).

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, New York; September 29, 1930, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis; Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis

English (London), between 1732–39

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Height: 6.9cm (2 11/16in.) Diameter: 8.9cm (3 1/2in.)

Accession Number

35.1619

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver