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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.51.45
People
Matthew Lofthouse, British (born 1705)
Title
Two-handled Cup
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1710-1711
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228374
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
9.5 x 17.8 x 11.4 cm (3 3/4 x 7 x 4 1/2 in.)
unspecified: 204 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: struck; on body: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter and with maker's mark
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
1966.51.45
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Circular, with two reeded scroll handles, chase with spiral fluting under a rope-twist band, the front with a vacant fish-scale and scroll cartouche

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), p. 228, cat. no. 258, repr. p. 228, details repr. p. 228.

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