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The circular dish, formed of sheet, has a broad rim, a sunken center, and a thickened rim. It is chased around the border with interwing leaves and blossoms of sea holly (eryngium) and at the center with a single blossom. A few areas of high relief have been filled with solder from the back, and...

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Inscription

Engraved on underside, Gilbert marks' 96.

Marks

In center of dish, maker's mark WW/BT (Culme 16026); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter U.

Provenance

1990, with Nicholas Harris, dealer, London. By 1995, with Asprey Ltd., London; January 25, 1995, sold by Asprey to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1895–96

Dimensions

H. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Diam: 4.13 cm (1 3/4 in.); Weight: 1, 255.9 gm (40 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

1995.9

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver