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Footed dish

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The bowl rests on a low trumpet-shaped foot divided into eight lobes with vertically chased lines. The curved sides of the bowl are divided into nine lobed panels, each enclosing a chased line. The center is slightly domed. Construction: The bowl is raised and chased; the raised foot is applied.

Marks

On rim of bowl, leopard's head crowned; maker's mark RN a mullet between pellets above (Jackson, 1921, p. 125; rev. ed. 1989, p. 122); lion passant (repeated on underside of foot); date letter S

Provenance

Sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 1, 1918, lot 27; Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Co., by 1922; Anonymous gift to the MFA in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833–1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1655–56

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.); Diameter (of bowl) 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.); Weight 391.2 gm (12 oz 12 dwt)

Accession Number

33.65

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver