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The female figure stands on a shaped square plinth. Her right hand holds the edge of her upswept apron, and the left hand steadies a milk pail on her head. She wears a flowered dress with fitted bodice, an apron, and a small shawl. The figure is assembled from cast components and the skirt is...

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Marks

On underside of pedestal, date letter b; leopard's head crowned; lion passant; maker's mark FK(Grimwade 3571).

Provenance

Charles Howard, eleventh Duke of Norfolk (1746-1815), sold Christie's, London, May 24, 1816, lot 70, purchased by the Earl of Ducie, descended in the family, sold Christie's, London, October 7, 1959, lot 82; sold Christie's, London, June 15, 1966, lot 82; S.J. Phillips, Ltd., London, purchased September 21, 1966, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: September 21, 1966)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

Wager cup

English (London), 1777–78

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

29.6 x 8.7 x 8.2 cm (11 5/8 x 3 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.) Weight: 1,224.7 gm (30 oz 7 dwt)

Accession Number

66.435

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver