Standing Cup

English (London)
1711–12
Marked by William Pearson (free 1699)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

Overall Height: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); Weight: 320.4 gm (10 oz 6 dwt) Diam (cup) 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Diam (base) 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.8

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised body of the copy has straight sides and a slightly flaring lip. It is supported by a circular spreading foot that rises to a round baluster-form stem. The foot of the cup is raised, with a square wire added to the rim. The baluster stem is cast in two pieces, seamed vertically.

Inscription

Engraved on side of cup, "S / W*I / S+SHOVE". engraved on underside, "S / W+I".

Markings

On side, maker's mark PE (probably Grimwade 2166); Britannia; lion's head erased (repeated on underside of the vase); date letter Q

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: January 8, 1942)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)