A CHARLES II SILVER CAUDLE CUP AND COVER, MAKER'S MARK RL ROSETTE AND PELLETS BELOW, POSSIBLY FOR RALPH LEVENTHORPE, LONDON, 1669
baluster form, boldly embossed with a lion and dragon, symbols for England and Wales, between full blown flowers, pricked initials C over WS within scrolls, the domed cover chased with the same animals between flowers, bud finial, caryatid scroll handles
fully marked on base and rim of cover, maker's mark RL rosette and pellets below, possibly for Ralph Leventhorpe (Revised Jackson, 1989, p. 129)
Height 7 1/4 in.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, July 1977;
Vogel Collection no. 272.