The bell-shaped body, raised from sheet, is chased on the lower third with spiral fluting framed by semicircular and star punches. A band of gadrooning encircles the body at its midsection. The two cast ear-shaped handles have beaded foliate scrolls.
Engraved on underside, B / R * E
Near handle, maker's mark CO (Grimwade 382); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter B
Brooks Reed Gallery, Inc., Boston, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, April 1, 1921, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).
Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis