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Brazier

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Each brazier rests on three scrolled legs with flared scallop feet that are cast in several sections. The raised circular bowl has a broad flaring rim and a sunken well at the base, at the top of which is a pierced gallery. The rim is pierced and chased on the outside with C-scrolls and shells....

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on each handle, an unidentified crest (a ship in full sail).

Marks

On underside of each and on underside of each removable plate, leopard's head crowned; date letter h; maker's mark RG with T above and C below, (Grimwade 2325); lion passant.

Provenance

Estate of Mrs. Theodore Lyman, lent by Mrs. Henry Lyman in 1931, Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

English (London), 1743–44

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

10.7 X 32.3 cm (4 3/16 X 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.139

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver