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Beaker

Norwegian
17th century


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.) Other (diameter at top): 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.) Other (diameter at foot): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1993.155

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Silver; silver gilt. Engraved with initials ‘JWS’. Maker’s mark unclear. Unintelligible marks engraved on reverse of footrim. Silver beaker with trumpet-shaped body, separated from its circular base and smooth footrim by banded moulding. The lip-band and stem are decorated with a gilt engraved frieze. A coiled band, set with three cast cherubs’ heads, is set above the stem frieze. A molded band, set with three rings parallel to the cherub heads, is set directly beneath the lip-band frieze decoration. The initials ‘JWS’ are engraved on the body.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb