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Kettle and Stand

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The plain, octagonal, globural body, raised from sheet, sits on an octagonal open stand and is held in place by two removable pins on chains. Its faceted spout is formed from two vertically seamed halves and has a scalloped base and a molded leaf at its tip. The cover has a raised hinge on one...

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On underside of kettle and underside of lamp, maker's mark GS (Grimwade 890); date letter N(repeated on frame); leopard's head crowned(repeated on frame);lion passant (repeated inside cover and on cover of lamp).


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), 1728–29

Object Place

London, England


H. 37.6 cm x W. 27.6 cm x D. 20.2 cm (14 13/16 x 10 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Weight: 3,132.7gm (100 oz 14 dwt)

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Medium or Technique

Silver, rattan, wood