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Covered Cup

Golden covered cup with two swirly designed handles decorated with engraved arms.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • Golden covered cup with two swirly designed handles decorated with engraved arms.

Date:

1757/58

Artist:

England, London
Richard Gurney and Thomas Cook (English, active 1727-1773)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Richard Gurney

Title

Covered Cup

Origin

London

Date

1757–1758

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Mark on cup and cover: lion passant, leopard's head crowned, date letter, Gothic B and maker's mark, T over RG over C Inscribed: "The Gift of the City of Bristol to Captain Lockhart of Ye Tartar, 1758"

Dimensions

H. 20.3 cm (8 in.) Weight: 18 oz. 16 dwts.

Credit Line

Buckingham Fund

Reference Number

1957.455

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