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Two-handled loving cup, by John Langlands

Image attached to M.2-2006

An image of Two-handled loving cup. Langlands, John, I (British, free 1754; died 1793). The circular foot and stem raised in one piece, and supporting a deep cup with rounded base, straight sides, an applied horizontal moulding about a third of the way up, and a slightly everted rim. The plain S-scroll handles have a slight inward curve at the top to serve as a thumb rest. Near the top of one handle are the initials of a man and wife, 'M/I N'. Newcastle-upon-tyne, England. Silver, height, to rim, 13 cm, width, across handles, 18.1 cm, diameter, rim, 10.1 cm, c.1774-1775.

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Two-handled loving cup. Langlands, John, I (British, free 1754; died 1793). The circular foot and stem raised in one piece, and supporting a deep cup with rounded base, straight sides, an applied horizontal moulding about a third of the way up, and a slightly everted rim. The plain S-scroll handles have a slight inward curve at the top to serve as a thumb rest. Near the top of one handle are the initials of a man and wife, 'M/I N'. Newcastle-upon-tyne, England. Silver, height, to rim, 13 cm, width, across handles, 18.1 cm, diameter, rim, 10.1 cm, c.1774-1775.

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  • Accession Number: M.2-2006
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 85
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 777 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
  • Filesize: 79.44kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2007:07:25 14:56:15

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18th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC cup drinking vessel English Fitz_AA handle handled handles John Langlands loving cup silver silverware two handled two-handled vessel

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