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Two Handled Cup and Cover

Maker's mark WH, mullet above, pellet in annulet below1655 - 1656

Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, United States

Twelve-sided, of bulbous form on broadly-spreading angular foot, with two cast caryatid and beaded acanthus scroll handles; the domed cover with flat rim, rising to gathered spire with double-baluster finial; the front engraved with a coat of arms within crossed plume mantling

Details

  • Title: Two Handled Cup and Cover
  • Date: 1655 - 1656
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.6 x h20.0 x d13.9 cm
  • Period: Commonwealth & Protectorate (1649-1660)
  • Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Archibald A. Hutchinson, Esq.
  • Creation Place: London/England/United Kingdom/Europe
  • Artist: Maker's mark WH, mullet above, pellet in annulet below
  • Type: Vessels
  • External Link: Harvard Art Museums
  • Medium: Silver

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