User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Footed dish

Start collecting

The dish rests on a spool-shaped foot that is stamped around the rim with an ovolo pattern. The foot has alternating oval panels of piercing and flat-chasing. The circular dish has a slightly domed center, curved sides, and a broad flat rim. It is pierced and chased overall with panels of...

Show Full Description


Armorials: Engraved in center, the arms of Langworthy of Bath, Somerset, differenced with a crescent for a second son, and the motto Vetuste Digne


On rim, maker's mark CB in monogram in a plain shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 107; rev. ed. 1989, p. 103); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter B


April 4, 1922, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, lot 106. May 5, 1937, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, lot 105. By 1961, Mrs. R. Makower; March 16, 1961, posthumous Makower sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 133, sold to Thomas Lumley Ltd., London; 1961, sold by Thomas Lumley to the MFA for £1,250. (Accession Date: April 12, 1961)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1619–20

Object Place

London, England


H. 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.); Diameter 23 cm (9 1/16 in.); Weight 361.2 gm (11 oz 12 dwt)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique