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Urn

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The urn-shaped vessel rests on a square molded base with four feet. The molded lower section of the base is formed of seamed sheet, with separately worked feet. The spool-shaped central section is raised and joined to the plinth with a molded rib. At the four corners of the plinth are bright-cut...

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Inscription

Engraved on front, in monogram, IMP.

Marks

On the underside, in corners, maker's mark PB over AB (Grimwade 2140) (repeated on bezel of cover and on spout); lion passant (repeated on bezel of cover and on spout); leopard's head crowned; date letter u (repeated on bezel of cover and on spout); sovereign's head (repeated on bezel of cover and on spout)

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Charles E. Cotting, 1916, Gift of Mr. Charles E. Cotting to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Charles E. Cotting

English (London), 1795–96

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

52.5 x 32.4 cm (20 11/16 x 12 3/4 in.) Weight: 3,614.6 gm (116 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

1970.632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver