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The octagonal pear-shaped body is raised in two parts with a molded band applied to the seam. It rests on a plain foot formed from a scored and seamed length of sheet. The curved octagonal spout applied over a pierced section is cast in halves and seamed vertically and terminates in a stylized...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved onunderside, the arms and crest of Nesbitt. INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, "AN"; "21:13"; scratched, "8455".

Marks

Engraved on underside, maker's mark WA (Bennett, p. 178, no. 521)(repeated inside cover); date letter x; harp crowned.

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)

Irish (Dublin), 1713–15

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 19 cm x W. 22.5 x D.13.4 cm (7 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.); Weight: 645 gm (20 oz 15 dwt)

Accession Number

33.103

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver