14 - 15 December 2015
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TWO JAMES I SILVER BEAKERS AND A PAIR OF GEORGE I SILVER CASTERS
TALLER BEAKER WITH MAKER’S MARK HB (JACKSON, 1989, P. 106, LINE 14), LONDON, 1610; SMALLER BEAKER LONDON, 1614, MAKER’S MARK INDISTINCT, BOTH ALTERED; THE CASTERS WITH MAKER’S MARK OF WILLIAM FAWDERY, LONDON, 1715
Each beaker of tapering cylindrical form, later engraved band of strapwork and flowers around rim, the larger engraved ‘P/H.E’, both with alterations, both marked on base; the casters pear-shaped, the high domed cover pierced with floral motifs, each base with initialed ‘SP’, each marked on base and cover
6 in. (15 cm.) high, the larger beaker; 23 oz. (680.4 gr.) approximate weight
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935 (the taller beaker and casters).
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968 (the smaller beaker).
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Y. Hackenbroch, English and Other Silver: The Collection of Irwin Untermyer, 1969, p. 11, no. 18 (the smaller beaker, incorrectly dated 1599).
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