Lot 2012
  • 2012

A Commonwealth silver beaker, maker's mark IC in heart, five-pointed star below, London, 1658

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • fully marked on base, the date letter struck twice with one overstruck by the maker's mark
  • silver
  • height 3 3/8 in.
  • 8.6 cm
short with lightly flaring sides and molded baseband, the rim engraved with strapwork panels with foliated drops, engraved with early initials WC

Literature

George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 14.
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