Toy Two-Handled Cup
Probably by Alexander Roode (free 1676)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 4 cm x W. 8.9 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/2 in.); Diam of rim: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.); Weight: 31.2 gm (1 oz)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The cup is formed from thin sheet, raised and chased around the lower half with spiraling fluting. A plain wire foot and two molded wire ear-shaped handles are applied.
Engraved next near rim, "R*P" ; scratched on underside "No 276".
Near rim, maker's mark RO (Grimwade 2388); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter c
By 1933, F. O. Bailey & Co., Portland, ME; 1933, sold by F. O. Bailey & Co. to the MFA for $150. (Accession Date: May 4, 1933).
Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group