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The plain octagonal body rests on a molded base and tapers to a molded rim. It is formed from a single seamed sheet with panels scored on the interior, folded and soldered. The base, formed from sheet, is applied and finished with a heavy molded wire rim. The domed octagonal lid is raised and...

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ARMORIALS: on body, the arms of Hawkins, probably for Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Philip Hawkins of Pennans, who married in 1715, Thomas Carlyon of Tregrehan, co. Cornwall. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, 28 14.


Near rim, maker's mark TB, i above, e below, (Grimwade 2707); lion's head erased (repeated on bezel of cover); Britannia; date letter t


T.R.G. Carlyon, Esq., sold Sotheby's, London, February 8, 1962, lot 150; Garrard & Co., Ltd., London; Jennings family sold Sotheby's, London, December 12, 1974, lot 126 [How of Edinburgh, London], purchased January 8, 1975, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: January 8, 1975)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1714–15

Object Place

London, England


27.6 x 17.4 x 15.9 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Weight: 929.9 gm (29 oz 18 dwt)

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Medium or Technique

Silver; Wood