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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.51.72
People
Hester Bateman, British (1708 - 1794)
Title
Cream Jug
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1782-1783
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228037
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, gilt
Dimensions
16.5 × 10.8 × 6 cm (6 1/2 × 4 1/4 × 2 3/8 in.)
126 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: under base, struck: HB [Hester Bateman, Grimwade, no. 961]
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Cambridge, MA, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.51.72
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Helmet-shaped on plain square pedestal base, applied at the rim with beading, with reeded loop handle, interior gilt.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 166, rcat. no. 154, repr. p. 166, details repr. p. 166.

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