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The pear-shaped jug rests on a raised spreading foot. The body of the jug is bisected by a horizontal molding. The jug has a short spout and a harp-shaped handle with a scrolling terminus. The hinged cover is stepped and domed, with a baluster finial and an open bar thumbpiece.


ARMORIALS: engraved on the side, the arms and crest probably of Wilson. SCRATCHES: engraved on the underside of the foot, "40 = 10" and "#979"


Illegible maker's mark to the right of the handle; harp crowned; illegible Hibernia; date letter D (1723). repeated on the underside of the foot, maker's mark obscured, appears to be TS with a crown above (similar to Bennett 230). repeated on underside of lid, harp crowned.


By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, Bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Irish (Dublin), 1723


27.5 x 20.6 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver and ivory