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Wine cup

1641-1642
Origin: England, London
H(rim): 6 7/16"; D(rim): 3 3/4"; D(base): 3 9/16"
Silver (Sterling)
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1954-587
Silver wine cup with a splayed circular base with molded edge, inverted-baluster stem with upper and lower disk knops, and an inverted bell-shaped cup.
Provenance:Lady Currie (sold at Christie's, London, 1906, purchased by Garrad & Co, Ltd., London
Dr. Wilfred Harris (sold at Chritie's, London 1927
Garrard & Co. Ltd., London (purchased from kW. P. Dobson, Milnthorpe, Westmoreland, 1954)
Mark(s):Maker's mark "C" superimposed on "T" in block letters within a plain shield, leopard's head crowned, lion passant, and date letter on face of body below rim. Lion passant on underside of base.
Inscription(s):"*O*H*/A" in block letters with scrolls below prick-engraved on face of body below rim.