The chalice has a six-lobed foot and is engraved: IHS XRS and EH.

The initials may refer to Elizabeth Howard, wife of Sir Henry Bedingfield who died in 1656. Has London hallmark and a makers mark of a Scorpion or fish.

Provenance

From the collections of Sir Henry Bedingfield; Lord Swaythling; Prince Duleep Singh.




Exhibitions at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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