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The boat-shaped body rests on an oval domed foot that is roughly modeled and cast with scrolls and shells enclosing two reserves containing a turtle and a lizard. The body is cast in two pieces and seamed along the middle. Scrolled cartouches on the side enclose a pastoral scene depicting a goat...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved below spout, a crest, possibly that of Trotter (a horse passant, saddled and bridled).

Marks

On edge of foot, traces of two marks, indecipherable.

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] On loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Katz from 1973.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English (London), about 1880

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 12.1 cm x W. 8.3 cm x D. 17.2 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.) Weight: 442.3 gm (14 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

1988.1078

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver