Cornelius Kierstede / Two-Handled Covered Cup / 1698/1720Cornelius Kierstede
Two-Handled Covered Cup

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Creator Name: Kierstede, Cornelius
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: American, 1675-1757 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: Cornelius Kierstede
Title: Two-Handled Covered Cup
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1698
Creation End Date: 1720
Creation Date: 1698/1720
Creation Place: North and Central America,North America,United States
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver
Materials and Techniques: Silver.
Dimensions: 14 x 22.9 x diam. of cup, 14.1 cm (5 1/2 x 9 x diam. of cup, 5 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions: Marked on side of each handle and three times on the lid: "CK" in rectangle; engraved on body of cup: the Van Cortlandt family arms; engraved on bottom of cup, in a period hand: ">M C L<" and at a later date: "Petrus Stuyvesant/ married/ M.C. Livingston/ 1730;" engraved on underside lip of cover: "MCL."
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1984.1132
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of Mrs. James W. Alsdorf, Pauline Seipp Armstrong, Marshall Field, Charles C. Haffner III, Mrs. Burton W. Hales, Mrs. Harold T. Martin, Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Milo M. Naeve, Mrs. Eric Oldberg,Mrs. Frank L. Sulzberger, and the Ethel T. Scarborough Fund
Subject Description: Flat, circular base; two double 'c' scroll handles with 'c' scroll thumb rests on each: bottom of bowl decorated with repoussé chased line of upright accanthus leaves; Van Cortlandt arms engraved above the accanthus leaves; shallow lid with flat rim; 3 scroll feet; repoussé chased 6 petal-central Tudor rose and 6 curled accanthus leaves in profile around the rim, stippled background to motif.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1984.1132
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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