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Two handled cup with waiter-shaped cover: M/P.8 & A-1938

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Object information


Probably Manwaring, Arthur (Silversmith)


Silver; U-shaped cup with cut-card border above the stepped circular foot; two scroll handles; the cover in the shape of a waiter with three scroll legs


History note: Swaythling heirlooms

Measurements and weight

Height: 12 cm
Height: 4 1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham


Late 17th Century
Charles II
1676 CE - 1677 CE

Components of the work

Across Handles: Width 18.5 cm
Body: Feet: Handles:

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: leopard's head crowned
  • Location: Rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: lion passant
  • Location: Rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: T
  • Location: Rim
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Hallmark
  • Text: AM in monogram with crown above
  • Location: On the rim and four times on the cover
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.8 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 140631
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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