Small two-handled cup
Artist Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
6.5 x 16.9 x 12.2 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)
A silver-gilt shallow-cup from a traveling dinner service, the foot with a row of gadroons, the body with applied ribs and two flat scroll handles.
Warden's Mark: 1694-95, a crowned A (Beuque I #1682 p 191): Outside rim of bowl. Charge Mark: for large work, 1691-98, a capital A with 2 fleurs-de-lys (Beuque I #1699 p 193): Outside rim of bowl. Other: "398" engraved underside of foot.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection