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Shaving Basin

Fluted, scalloped and molded edge. Crescent shape, round bottom.

Marks

mark of Oporto, Portugal (P crowned, in a square); maker's mark (M M C, in a rectangle); and bearded head facing left in oval (struck twice).

Provenance

By 1914, Edward Alfred Jones (b. 1872 - d. 1943), London; 1917, sold by E. Alfred Jones to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Portuguese (Oporto), 18th century

Accession Number

17.169

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver