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The tapering cylindrical pot is formed from sheet that is seamed behind the handle. The base is inset, with a molded wire foot and rim. A faceted curved spout, cast in two pieces and seamed vertically, has a hinged cap, and the wooden scrolled handle, at a right angle to the spout, has...

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ARMORIALS: engraved on side, the arms of Craven quartering Craven (ancient), possibly for William Craven, second Baron Craven of Hampsted Marshall (1688-1711).


To right of handle, Britannia; maker's mark PA (Grimwade 2124)(repeated on bezel of cover); lion's head erased(repeated on bezel of cover); date letter l


Crichton Brother, London, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, May 2, 1932, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis

English (London), 1706–07

Object Place

London, England


H. 19.6 cm x W. 11.4 cm x D. 11.7 cm (7 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.); Weight: 490 gm (15 oz 15 dwt) Diam (base) 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver and ebonized wood