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Tumbler cup

Silver

Origin: West Country

Date: c.1689

8.6 cm diameter; 6.7 cm height; 122 g weight

Marks/Maker: A rose (twice) and maker's mark IA within shaped punch (twice), probably for John Arden of Crewkerne, Somerset

Bequeathed by A. T. Carter, 1947; WA1947.40

T. Schroder (2009), no. 28

Although common in London and York, tumbler cups seem to have been comparatively rare in the West Country during the seventeenth century.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)

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