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Shaving basin

Deep circular center, wide flat rim with a crescent cut out. Monogram (IA) on bottom. Applied base.

Marks

Struck on footrim: mark of the city of Madrid (bear and tree within shield, 62 below, all within a rectangle); single tower, 12 below; maker's mark, partly illegible (?ZO)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Purchased with proceeds of sale of Western Art Reserve

Spanish (Madrid), 1762

Object Place

Spain

Accession Number

17.170

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver