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The circular bowl, raised from sheet, rests on a fluted, domed foot. The bowl is chased with vertical fluting and has punched foliate motifs below and above. The scalloped rim is formed of applied cast scrolls, outlined with chased and matted panels. On each side of the bowl is a chased...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS:engraved within a cartouche on each side, an unidentified coat of arms (vair a fess, impaling three annulets) SCRATCHES: on underside of foot, 14566

Marks

Below rim, maker's mark LE (Grimwade 1916); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter m

Provenance

Tiffany & Co., New York, purchased by Theodora Wilbour. May 30, 1940, Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: April 15, 1940)

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1707–08

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 21.2 cm x W. 34.5 cm (8 3/8 x 13 1/2 in.); Weight: 1,995.8 gn (64 oz 3 dwt)

Accession Number

40.191

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver