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Mustard Pot

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The straight-sided oval body, formed from seamed sheet, has a reeded base and rim. The sides are pierced and engraved with a pattern of medallions and waves. The scrolled handle has an openwork scallop thumbpiece, and the oval domed lid has a square opening on the front of the edge to accomodate...

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Marks

On underside, leopard's head crowned; sovereign's head; lion passant (repeated inside cover); date letter q; maker's mark PB over AB (Grimwade 2140)(repeated inside cover);

Provenance

Gift of Miss Aimee Lamb to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb

English (London), 1791–92

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

8.1 x 10.5 x 5.4 cm (3 3/16 x 4 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.) Weight: 102 gm (3 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

62.255

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver