Description & Technical information

The cup engraved with flowers and arabesques and a crest prick-engraved with the initials 'TD' over 'I', on a tapering stem, the foot with gadroons and foliate decoration, marked to rim and under foot, engraved inventory number '5945'.
Weight: 210g, 6oz 17dwt

Date:  1614
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver
Signature: Maker’s mark MB conjoined, a billet below, in plain shield, possibly that of Mark Bingham.

Dimensions: 19.5 cm (7⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Almost certainly Sir Richard Sutton Bt. (1733-1802) and thence by descent to
Sir Richard Sutton; Christie's, London, 11 May 1994, lot 251.
Categories: Silver