Two-Handled Cup and Cover

Silver | 7.4in | 1668/69

Maker's mark IN, mullet below, in heart-shaped surround

In the seventeenth century, two-handled cups were used to hold a variety of liquids, including mixtures of spiced alcohol and gruel, which could be sipped or eaten with a spoon. The decorations on the cup's belly-beaten into relief from the back in a...
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