One of a pair of helmet-shaped ewers, the foot with moldings and row of gadroons, the lower part of the body adorned with cut-card work against a textured ground. A ribbed molding below the rim, a scroll handle.
Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lys, 2 grains, JCB, a rayed sun (Dennis 87): Bottom scroll of handle (twice), body (3 times), rim of foot, underside of foot. Warden's Mark: Partially effaced: a crowned V (1713-1714) or X (1714-1715)(Dennis 359). Charge Mark: 1712-17, an A on an inverted crown (Dennis 100): Underside of foot, bottom inside of vessel. Discharge mark: 1712-17, a crowned interlaced L's (Dennis 100): Rim of foot. Other: Stamped with Roman letter C on rim of foot. Engraved with "328" on underside of foot.
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection