The circular vessel, formed from two pieces of seamed sheet, has flaring sides, a beaded rim, and a beaded bail handle. The sides are pierced and engraved overall with a geometric floral pattern. There is a large broken section in the piercing, and the blue glass liner is a replacement.
Engraved on underside of the silver frame, "A.L.L. 1877".
On underside of silver frame, date letter U; leopard's head crowned; lion passant;
Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge to the MFA; John Gardner Coolidge Collection. (Accession Date: February 13, 1963)
Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge
English (London), 1775–76
- Unidentified artist, Spanish, 14th century