Spanish - Holy Water Stoup, 17th century -18th century

Spanish

Holy Water Stoup, 17th century -18th century

Silver, 20 x 16.8 x 7 cm (7 7/8 x 6 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.) overall

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Object details

Accession number

M19w38

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antique dealer Enrique Gomez, Madrid on 23 March 1888 for 175 pesetas.

Marks

Inscribed on cup (rim): E.T. (?)
Inscribed on cartouche (upper left): A, crowned or B
Inscribed on cartouche (lower right): F

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 166. (as probably Spanish, but possibly Italian or South German; dated 17th-18th centuries)


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Commentary

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