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Cup and cover


Ralph Leeke


17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Cup and cover, Ralph Leeke
: The Exeter Salt and Two Notable Silver Cups Added to Collection
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 6 in. (19.05 x 26.04 x 15.24 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England, London
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 17th century, William and Mary
Inscriptions: MarkEngraved within a baroque cartouche are the arms (probably of Holt) impaling another; the latter is now erased. MarksFully marked near handle. Makers mark only inside cover.4 marks on rim; maker's mark on cover
Physical Description: the decoration is simple; a gadrooned band on the low moulded base; beading at the rim and on handles; gadrooned finial, and cut-card decoration of leaves on cover and under handles on body
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The James S. Bell Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 48.3a,b
Artist: Ralph Leeke, British, active c. 1671-after 1714
Role: Artist
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, active c. 1671-after 1714
Added to Site: February 28, 2009