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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.51.27
People
Maker's mark R in script with pellet below, British, English
Title
Mug
Other Titles
Alternate Title: MUG WITH STRAP HANDLE LONDON 1688-9
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1688-1689
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219683
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
9.84 x 13.9 x 9.8 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)
unspecified: 261 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on base, punched: Maker's mark R in script, pellet below, in shield-shaped punch; lion passant; leopard's head crowned and date letter for 1688/89
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Cambridge, MA, Bequest to Fogg Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.51.27
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The bell-shaped bowl, on plain rim foot, the lower part chased with vertical tongue-and-dart with applied rib above, with reeded scroll handle
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), pp. 225-226, cat. no. 253, repr. p. 226, details repr. 225.

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