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Skewer

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The skewer is forged, with a tapering flat blade and, at the terminus, a shaped oval joined to a flattened ring. A garland is engraved around the oval.

Marks

Below ring handle, maker's mark WP (Jackson, 1989, p. 295); lion passant; Castle; date letter K

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 (Exeter), 1783–84

Object Place

Exeter, England

Dimensions

W.2.6 cm x L. 36.5 cm (1 x 14 3/8 in.); Weight: 99 gm (3 oz 1 dwt)

Accession Number

33.263

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver