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Each octagonal tapering body rests on molded stepped foot. The paneled sides of the caster are formed from heavy seamed sheet, joined to the cast lower section with horizontal seam. The flat base is inset. The octagonal cover rises to a faceted dome, pierced with a fleur-de-lys and surmounted by...

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Inscription

Engraved on each, *C* / G*M; scratched on base: 10566, 1730, No.2;

Marks

On underside of each, maker's mark CO (Grimwade 385)(repeated on front panel of cover); lion's head erased; Britannia; date letter O

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)

Pair of Dredgers

English (London), 1729–30

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 9.2 cm x W. 6.1cm x D. 4.7cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.); Weight: 124.7 gm (4 oz)

Accession Number

33.131

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver