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Mazer mounted on a stem

Silver-gilt and maple wood

Origin: London

Date: 1529-1530

14.5 cm height

Marks/Maker: London, 1529-30, maker’s mark a cross and orb between IC in a plain shield; inscribed inside the foot ‘R.Hovenden Custos 1571’

Provenance: Presented to All Souls College, Oxford by Warden Robert Hovenden (1571-1614)

On loan from All Souls College, Oxford; LI.223.4

Mazer: A medieval drinking vessel made of maple wood and mounted with silver or gold