High domed & repoussed foot with stamped ovolo rim engraved underneath "Elizabeth Montague Duchess Dowr of Buccleuch & Queensberry 1817" Cast section with serrated flange below & above baluster stem, upper inverted & with 3 scrolled brackets.
Engraved on underside of foot, Elizabeth Montagu Duchess Dow(r) of Buccleuch & Queensberry 1817
On rim, date letter B; lion passant (repeated on underside of foot); leopard's head crowned; maker's mark FW in monogram in a shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 112; rev. ed. 1989, p. 108)
Elizabeth, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry (m. 1767, d. 1827). Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. May 26, 1905, Christie's, Manson & Woods, London, lot 63, sold. Sydney Loder, Esq. April 10, 1930, Sotheby & Co., London, lot 127, sold to Crichton Brothers, London. By 1946, Richard C. Paine, Boston; 1946, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 10, 1946)
Gift of Richard C. Paine