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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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1680

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

19.4 x 21.6 x 13.7 cm (7 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

66.285a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver and silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver