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Beaker

1752-1754
Origin: England, London
OH: 5 1/32"; D: 4 3/16"
Silver (sterling)
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1972-335
Label:This beaker, engraved with the arms of the Randolph family, has a tradition of ownership at Tuckahoe, Goochland County, Virginia. It descended through the Randolph, Pleasants, Minor, and Ely families of Virginia. A pair of similar gilt-lined beakers of 1770-1771, possibly by Francis Crump of London, is engraved with the arms, crest, and motto of the Carter family and form part of the family silver at Shirley, Charles City County, Virginia.
Provenance:Children of Richard S. Ely, Alexandria, VA
Mark(s):Fully though indistinctly marked on face of body below rim.
Inscription(s):Engraved with arms and crest of the Randolph family of Virginia on face of body.