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Pear-shaped, scroll handle, with leaf overlay. molded top rim terminating at spout. Circular base. Crest over coat-of-arms.

Inscription

MARKS: on the underside of the body, maker's mark WB with a pellet between in a shaped shield (sim to Grimwade 3014 but not convincing); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter U (1775/6). ARMORIALS: engraved on the front of the jug, the arms of Haywood or Heywood (looks early 19th cent. in style).

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

1775–76

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

20.3 x 19.2 cm (8 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2279

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver