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Hot Water Jug and Stand

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The plain pear-shaped pot has an elongated neck and a short flaring spout decorated with fluting, beading, and a shell. The body is formed from sheet, seamed behind the handle, with an inset base. The ear-shaped handle is mounted directly to the body of the pot and is covered with stitched...

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Inscription

Scratched on underside of jug and lamp, 5616

Marks

On underside of jug and underside of lamp, maker's mark CW (Grimwade 3511); leopard's head crowned; date letter n; lion passant (repeated on bezel of cover).

Provenance

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), 1768–69

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

33.175.2

Medium or Technique

Silver, leather

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver