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The paneled vase-shaped body rests on a spreading, shaped square plinth, which is supported by four scrolled feet. The body and the foot are formed from raised sheet, with applied moldings and wires. The cast squared handles are harp-shaped with applied acanthus and palmette leaves and chased...

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Inscription

Engraved on front, in monogram, ARL. Engraved on back, in monogram, HAL.

Marks

On underside, sovereign's head (repeated inside cover); date letter p;leopard's head crowned; lion passant (repeated three times on heater and inside cover); maker's mark HB (Grimwade 961) (repeated three times on heater and inside cover)

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Horatio A. Lamb to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1941)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

English (London), 1790–91

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 62.1 cm x W. 34.1 cm x D. 30.8 cm (24 7/16 x 13 7/16 x 12 1/8 in.); Weight: 3,472,9 gm (1110z 13 dwt)

Accession Number

41.224a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, jade

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver