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An Exceptional James I Wine Cup

London, 1614 
Maker’s mark MB conjoined, a billet below, in plain shield, possibly that of Mark Bingham

Height: 19.5cm, 7 ¾ in 
Weight: 210g, 6oz 17dwt


Almost certainly Sir Richard Sutton Bt. (1733-1802) and thence by descent to
Sir Richard Sutton; Christie's, London, 11 May 1994, lot 251.


The cup engraved with flowers and arabesques and a crest prick-engraved with the initials 'TD' over 'I', on a tapering stem, the foot with gadroons and foliate decoration, marked to rim and under foot, engraved inventory number '5945'.

An Exceptional James I Wine Cup Reference: dt23195.1