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The raised pear-shaped jug has a broad pouring lip and shaped rim and rests on a splayed foot. It has a cast handle in the form of a bound sheaves of bamboo and bamboo borders around the neck and foot rim. The body of the jug has visible hammer marks and is applied with cast bamboo canes and...

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Marks

On underside, maker's mark FE (Jones, p. 335); anchor, date letter e; lion passant; sovereign's head.

Provenance

David Allan, Antiquaire, Paris, purchased June 24, 1998, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: June 24, 1998)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (Birmingham), 1879–80

Object Place

Birmingham, England

Dimensions

H. 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); W. 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.); D. 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); Weight: 930 gm (29 oz 18 dwt)

Accession Number

1998.60

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver