Two-Handled Cup with Lid
Workshop of David King, Irish (Dublin), active from 1690, died 1737
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By the early eighteenth century, two-handled cups like this monumental example had been elevated from drinking vessels for everyday use to presentation objects, largely reserved for drinking during ceremonial occasions.
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