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Toy Kettle with Cover

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The squat pear-shaped kettle is formed from two pieces of sheet. It has a straight, tapering spout and a wooden handle mounted on hinged brackets.

Marks

On underside, maker's mark DC (Grimwade 452); (repeated on each side of handle), On body, lion passant.

Provenance

John S. Barnet, Shreve, Crump & Low, Co., Boston, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1720

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 6.9 cm x W. 6.2 cm x D. 4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Weight: 31.2 gm (1 oz)

Accession Number

55.977a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver and wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver