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Cream Jug

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The cream jug, raised from sheet, has a pear-shaped octagonal body and rests on a cast octagonal stepped foot. A molded wire is applied to the midsection. The scrolled handle is cast in two vertical pieces, set opposite a triangular spout with a rounded drop. The raised sugar bowl has a bulbous...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on side, an unidentifiable crest : (a lion's head erased on a ducal coronet). INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, "LC"; "7=1";scratched, "10452".

Marks

On the underside, maker's mark NAfor Bowles Nash (first mark entered 1721)(Grimwade 2083);date letter F; lion's head erased; Britannia.

Provenance

1933, given anonymously to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1721–22

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H.11.6 cm x W. 10.5 x D. 6.6 cm (4 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.); Weight: 209 gm (6 oz 15 dwt)

Accession Number

33.116

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver