Tumbler

English (London)
1685–56
Marked by RS


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); Diameter 7.6 cm (3 in.); Weight 85 gm (2 oz 14 dwt)

Accession Number

42.6

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The round cup rises from a curved base to a straight rim.

Construction:
The tumbler is raised. The planishing marks are plainly visible.

Inscription

Engraved on base, C-P

Markings

On base, maker's mark RS a mullet below in a heart-shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 143; rev. ed. 1989, p. 140); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter H

Provenance

1940, anonymous gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: October 10, 1940).

Credit Line

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