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Hot Water Jug and Stand

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The plain pear-shaped pot has an elongated neck and a short flaring spout decorated with fluting, beading, and a shell. The body is formed from sheet, seamed behind the handle, with an inset base. The ear-shaped handle is mounted directly to the body of the pot and is covered with stitched...

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Scratched on underside of jug and lamp, 5616


On underside of jug and underside of lamp, maker's mark CW (Grimwade 3511); leopard's head crowned; date letter n; lion passant (repeated on bezel of cover).


Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1768–69

Object Place

London, England


H. 35.1cm x W. 17.4 cm x D. 16 cm (13 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.); Weight:1,136.8 gm (36 oz 11 dwt)

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Medium or Technique

Silver, leather