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The hexagonal globular body, assembled from heavily cast panels, seamed vertically, rests on a hexagonal foot. Each panel has a shaped oval reserve enclosing a roughly rendered landscape depicting a small figure on horseback, a bridge, and a pagoda against a matted ground. The cast angular,...

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Marks

On underside, maker's mark WE (Grimwade 3101); date letter T (repeated on bezel); sovereign's head; leopard's head crowned; lion passant (repeated on bezel).

Provenance

S. J. Shrubsole Ltd., London, purchased April 13, 1977, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1814–15

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 12.7 x W. 10.8 x D. 19.9 cm (5 x 4 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.); Weight: 739.9 gm (23 oz 16 dwt)

Accession Number

1977.117

Medium or Technique

Silver and ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver