Goblet

English (London)
1792–93
Marked by Charles Chesterman (II)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 16.3 cm x D. 7.1 cm (6 7/16 x 2 13/16 in.); Weight: 221 gm (7 oz 2 dwt)

Accession Number

56.677

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The oviform cup rests on a trumpet-shaped stem with a square base. The cup is raised, and the stem is formed from two raised sections. The base is assembled from strips of sheet. The borders of the base and the rim of the cup are engraved with springs and scrolling foliage. The stem is bent.

Inscription

Engraved in monogram on side, "IEB / 1798"; engraved in monogram on other side, "EHS / to / ET / 1898".

Markings

On base, in three corners, maker's mark CC (posibly Grimwade 282); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter r; sovereign's head.

Provenance

Gift of Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend