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Pair of Goblets

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES ca. 1786-1787
    DIMENSIONS height: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS king's head; L; crowned leopard's head; lion rampant; HB
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 64.152.11a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Hester Bateman (English, active in London, 1774-1789). Pair of Goblets, ca. 1786-1787. Silver, height: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks, 64.152.11a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pair of silver goblets on tall stems with round base and mouth. A border of beading is at top and bottom of the stem, the rest of the decoration is engraved. On the bowl, the main decoration is a floral garland with oval frames, one empty, the other with heraldic symbols (Griffen and arm holding mace). Interior of bowl is gilt. CONDITION: Good.
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    Pair of Goblets