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Inscription

# 9 in magic marker under foot

Provenance

Early 15th century, possibly Amaury d'Orgemont (b. about 1360 - d. 1400) and his wife, Marie de Paillart (b. about 1355 - d. after 1424), France [see note 1]. 19th century until about 2005, private collection, Switzerland. 2005, Alexander Rudigier, Ltd., London; 2005, sold by Rudigier to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006) NOTES: [1] The four silver drinking vessels that comprise this set (MFA accession nos. 2006.648 - 2006.651) were acquired with six cups (2006.642 - 2006.647) that bear the arms of Amaury d'Orgemont and Marie de Paillart, members of the court of Valois. It has been suggested that the objects share a history with a covered cup (2006.641) and a pair of silver cups (2006.652 - 2006.653) acquired at the same time, perhaps beginning with Amaury d'Orgemont and his wife.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Coupe

French (Paris), early 15th century

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 16.5 cm (1 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.650

Medium or Technique

Silver, partially gilded

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver