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Cream jug

Pear-shaped body. Everted spout with undulating rim. Ribbed double scrolled handle. Three applied scroll legs with stylized shell joinings and feet. Pelican crest on body under spout. Mark on bottom.

Inscription

MARKS: on the underside of the body, maker's mark WB with a pellet between in a shaped shield (Grimwade 3014); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter E (1760/1). ARMORIALS: engraved on the front of the jug, the crest probably of Rochester.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

1760–61

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

65.2281

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver