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


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


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


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)

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Medium or Technique

Silver; wood