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Stand with six egg cups and spoon

This is a stand with six egg-cups and spoons. The stand has four ball feet and a loop handle and places for the cups and spoons. The spoons have inverted egg-shape bowls and fiddle-back handles.

Marks

W in rectangle, lion, leopard's head, man's head on each piece (stand, cups, and spoons)

Provenance

Before 1912, purchased in Calcutta by William Ogilvie Comstock; June 19, 1912, lent by Comstock to MFA; November 13, 1934, returned by MFA to Comstock; September 13, 1972, gift by Comstock to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of W. Ogilvie Comstock

English, Early 19th century

Accession Number

1972.891

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware