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The urn-shaped jug rests on a spreading, domed foot with a string beading around the edge and palmette leaves spreading down from the base of the body. The foot is raised in a single piece, with an applied wire on the interior of the rim. The body of the vessel is raised in two sections, its...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on front of jug, an unidentified crest: (a broken dagger, the two parts in chevron).

Marks

On underside, maker's mark CW (Grimwade 428); lion passant (repeated inside cover); leopard's head crowned; date letter c

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Henry Lyman, May 1, 1928, re-lent 1933, 1941, 1973. Gift of Charles P. and Henry Lyman, and Richard Warren to the MFA in Memory of Cora Lyman Warren. (Accession Date: March 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles P. and Henry Lyman, and Richard Warren in memory of Cora Lyman Warren

English (London), 1778–79

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 34.3 x W. 20.1 x D. 12.5 cm (13 1/2 x 7 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)Weight: 972.4 gm (31 oz 5 dwt)

Accession Number

1991.251

Medium or Technique

Silver; wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver