Marked by Richard Cooke (only mark entered 1799)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Weight: 212.6 gm (6 oz 17 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Silver, parcel gilt
Lisbeth L. Tarlow and Stephen B. Kay Gallery (Gallery 121C)
The beaker is barrel-shaped, with chased fluting on the lower half. The plain section above has a cast of grapes and vines. The vessel was raised or spun and has an applied wire at the rim and a foot rim of gilt wire cast with husks. The interior of the beaker is gilt.
Monogram engraved on side, ED for Elizabeth Derby.
On underside, maker's mark RC (Grimwade 2289); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter E; sovereign's head.
Elizabeth Derby West (1762-1814), by descent to Allison Ellsworth Stuart, Gift of Mrs. Allison Ellsworth Stuart to the MFA in Memory of her Husband. (Accession Date: Novemebr 13, 1952)
Gift of Mrs. Allison Ellsworth Stuart in memory of her husband