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Ewer

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The helmet-shaped ewer has a shaped rim and rests on a molded stepped foot assembled from cast and raised parts. The foot is spool-shaped, with a broad band of gadrooning and a flattened, fluted knop. The knop is cast in two parts and seamed horizontally. The lower part of the raised vessel has...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: arms of Codrington impaling Bethell, for Sir William Codrington, first Baronet of Dodington, co. Gloucester, who married in 1717–18, Elizabeth, daughter of William Bethell, of Swindon, co. York.

Marks

To left of handle, date letter m; crowned harp; maker's mark TB (Bennett, p. 176, no. 479)

Provenance

By descent to Sir Gerald Codrington, Dodington Park, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, sold Christie's, London, July 18, 1923, lot 53; Wark estate, sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 21, 1955, lot 270 [Stephen Ensko, Inc., New York]; Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $5280 (includes 55.382). (Accession Date: June 9, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

Irish (Dublin), 1699–1700

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 33 cm x W. 24.7 cm x D. 14 cm (13 x 9 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Weight: 2,403 gm (77 oz 5 dwt)

Accession Number

55.383

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver