User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Tureen

Start collecting

The oval tureen rests on four feet modeled as couchant lions that are cast and seamed vertically. The vessel has a bombé body with chased vertical fluting in alternating panels. It is formed of raised sheet, chased around the base, with a second raised section applied to form the incurved rim....

Show Full Description

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on both sides of tureen, the arms and crest of Howard quartering Brotherton, Warren, and Fitzalan, impaling Gower quartering Leveson, for Henry Charles Howard, thirteenth Duke of Norfolk (1791-1814) INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, 144*15; scratched, D7265

Marks

On underside and repeated on bezel of cover,date letter R; leopard's head crowned; lion passant; maker's mark CK (Grimwade 341).

Provenance

Firestone and Parson Inc., Boston, purchased March 10,1965, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: March 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1732–33

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

27.8 x 42.7 x 25 cm (10 15/16 x 16 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.) Weight: 4,564.4 gm (146 oz 15 dwt)

Accession Number

65.397a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver