Two-handled Cup with Lid
14 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (37.5 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm)
Medium and Support:
Silver with gold-washed interior
Location: Not currently on view
Marks on bottom: lion passant [British sterling silver standard mark indicating purity of .925]; crowned leopard head [indicating London manufacture]; elaborate M [date mark indicating 1797 manufacture]; IP / EW; scratched into bottom: [script L or unfinished pound sterling sign?] 32/9m; on front, engraved with family crest, sheild with banner of leaves across from u.l. to l.r.; u.r. and l.l. quadrants have three candles; banner with "TOUTJOURS PROPICE" [sic, =always favorable] below
Bertha Hochstetter (Mrs. Henry) Buswell, Buffalo, NY; her bequest to the Gallery, 1941; lifetime interest held by her brother, Ralph Hochstetter, Buffalo, NY, until his death in 1955, when it passed to the Gallery
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Title: The November Exhibitions: The Buswell-Hochstetter Collections.
Article Scope: Article.
Memorial Art Gallery.
Rochester, New York: Memorial Art Gallery, 1935-1995.
Volume Number: 21,
Issue Number: 2.
Issue Date: November-December, 1955.
Article Author: Schild, Joan Lynn.
Article Title: 18th Century Cup willed to Gallery.
Article Scope: Article and reproduction.
Rochester, New York, 1923-1963.
Issue Date: November 10, 1955.
Page Number: 20
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press
Article Scope: Mention.
Magnum Opus: The Story of the Memorial Art Gallery, 1913-1988.
Rochester, NY: Memorial Art Gallery, 1988.
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