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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.


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


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.

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Gift of W. Ogilvie Comstock

English, Early 19th century

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Silver hollowware