Replica of "The Tudor (Holms) Cup"

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Replica of "The Tudor (Holms) Cup". Of font shape with a raised, chased and repousse shallow circular bowl bearing the Latin inscription "Benedictus deus im dona suis ame" ("Blessed be God for his gifts. Amen.") in Lombardic letters around the rim. Fishscale patterned sides and two graduated rows of facets on the underbelly. Pedestal has a fluted shaft and concave base ending in oval bosses and a circular footring stamped with leaves. Faint gilt wash. Bowl underside is struck with maker's mark in one facet and three hallmarks in facet to right. Two hallmarks struck on underside of base. Centerpoint visible.
Maker is George Nathan and Ridley Hayes of Chester, England, 1895-1915. Also had locations in Birmingham and London.
Currently not on view
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England, Chester
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 4 3/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 11.7475 cm
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catalog number
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William Howard Taft
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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