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Sauceboat

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The large oval sauceboat has a wide pouring lip and an everted, fluted rim. Formed from sheet, it rests on cast scrolled legs with shell feet and a spirally fluted mount at the join to the body. A handle formed of two C-scrolls, cast in halves and seamed vertically, is mounted opposite the lip;...

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Inscription

AMORIALS: engraved on side, the arms of Young, possibly for William Young, (1725-1788) of Delaford in Iver, co. Buckinghamshire INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside of body, "M.W.C.B. / 1894".

Marks

On underside, leopard's head crowned;date letter m; maker's mark IS (possibly Grimwade 1655); lion passant;

Provenance

Lent by Dr. George Clymer, March 10, 1939, transferred to Mrs. George Clymer; Anonymous, August 28, 1956; Gift in Memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer

English (London), 1747–48

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 14 cm x W. 17.9 cm x D. 12.9 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.); Weight: 558.5 gm (17 oz 19 dwt)

Accession Number

57.59

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver