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Sugar Bowl

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The cream jug, raised from sheet, has a pear-shaped octagonal body and rests on a cast octagonal stepped foot. A molded wire is applied to the midsection. The scrolled handle is cast in two vertical pieces, set opposite a triangular spout with a rounded drop. The raised sugar bowl has a bulbous...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on the side, an unidentified crest (a boar's head erased). INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, "S*P", "5=11"; scratched, "9659".

Marks

On underside, maker's mark G with an R for Richard Green (first mark entered 1703)(Grimwade 876); date letter F; lion's head erased; Britannia.

Provenance

1933, given anonymously to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1721–22

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 7.2 cm x W. 21.9 cm x D. 7.9 cm (2 13/16 x 8 5/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Weight:164.4 gm (5oz 6dwt)

Accession Number

33.115

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver