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The oval basket has flaring sides and rests on a low foot formed of seamed sheet and pierced with a vertical pattern. The rim is finished with twisted wire. The body of the basket, which is raised from sheet, is chased around the base with two sheaves of wheat. The sides are chased with a...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on the interior of the basket in a floral medallion are the arms of Pattenson of Charry Burton, co. York, quartering Burton, Bodleigh, or Trethake

Marks

On rim, maker's mark TD (Grimwade 2728); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter u

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date:,March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1775–76

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H.6 cm x D. 31.3 cm (10 13/16 x 14 7/16 x 12 5/16 in.); Weight: 961.1 gm (30 oz 18 dwt)

Accession Number

33.177

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver