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Stand for a Tureen

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The oval stand has a molded border, a broad shaped rim, and four foliate feet. The border is engraved with panels of diaperwork and rosettes. The stand is hammered from a single piece, and the border and feet, cast in section, were pinned before soldering. The plain reserves in the rim have had...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: Engraved on rim within the Garter, the English royal arms prior to 1801. Opposite, an unidentified set of Continental arms. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside: N.1; 84=12; 83=13; N1; 83=8

Marks

On underside of rim, leopard's head crowned, date letter k, maker's mark NS (Grimwade 2102); lion passant.

Provenance

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 20, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman

English (London), 1745

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.); W. 52 cm (20 1/2 in.); D. 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Weight: 7, 098.9 gm (82 oz 8 dwt) Weight: 7, 098.9 gm (82 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

1996.269

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver