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Skewer

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The skewer is forged, with a tapering flat blade and, at the terminus, a shell joined to a flattened ring.

Marks

Below ring, makers' mark SH with an H above and a B below (Grimwade 2545); lion passant; leopard's hea d crowned; date letter m

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)

English (London), 1767–68

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 3 cm x L. 34.2 cm (1 3/16 x 13 7/16 in.); Weight: 110 gm (3 oz 5 dwt)

Accession Number

33.265

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver