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Two-handled cup and cover

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The cups rest on three ball feet. They are straight-sided with simple moldings at the rim and at the base and two S-shaped handles incorporating foliage and female heads. The body consists of a plain gilt inner lining with a pierced enter sleeve in the form of an open-ended cylinder. The sleeve...

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Marks

On plate on underside of base of each, maker's mark RC three pellets above and below in a doted circle (Jackson, 1921, p. 139; rev. ed. 1989, p. 137) struck twice

Provenance

Spink & Son, Ltd., London, by 1928; purchased from Michaeld Clayton, London, May 11, 1966, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1680

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.); W. 22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.); D. 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.); Weight 1,241.7 gm (39 oz 18 dwt) H. 194. cm (7 5/8 in.); W. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); D. 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); Weight 1,291.6 gm (41 oz 11 dwt)

Accession Number

66.284a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver and silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver