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Two-handled cup

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1705-1706 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sutton, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, with gilt interior

  • Museum number:

    3635-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries, case 15, shelf 2

Physical description

Silver, two handled, a corded belt round the top and stamped rosettes on each side, the lower part fluted or gadrooned, at each point a pomegranate and a rosette alternately.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1705-1706 (made)

Artist/maker

Sutton, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, with gilt interior

Marks and inscriptions

SV within a double oval (the right hand side rubbed), mark for John Sutton, Grimwade 1990, no. 2649. Full marks struck just below the rim of the cup.

London hallmarks for 1705-6

Inscribed "The Company of Porters" within a plain, circular, cast cartouche.

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm, Length: 22 cm, Width: 14.3 cm, Weight: 416.1 g

Descriptive line

Silver, parcel-gilt, London hallmarks for 1705-6, mark of John Sutton

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Oman, Charles. English Silversmiths' Work Civil and Domestic: An Introduction. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1965

Materials

Silver; Gold

Techniques

Amalgam gilding; Raising; Chasing

Subjects depicted

Rosettes; Gadrooning; Fluting; Pomegranate (design)

Categories

Drinking; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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