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Covered Vase

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Covered vase. In Oriental form, matted ground, richly repousse floral design and band of acanthus leaves above molded base. Slightly flaring neck with matted & chased acanthus decoration. Domed cover with acanthus repousse, & ball finial encircled by cas

Marks

Inside rim of vase, IG a srescent below in a heart-shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 129; rev. ed. 1989, p. 126); leopard's head crowned (repeated inside cover); lion passant (repeated on flange of cover); date letter K

Provenance

Walter H. WIllson, Ltd., London, purchased by Theodora Wilbour, 1938; Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: September 8, 1938)

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1667–68

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 32 cm (12 5/8 in.); Diameter 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.); Weight 1,204 gm (41 oz 18 dwt)

Accession Number

38.983

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver