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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.119
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Covered Jug
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1723-1724
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Ireland, Dublin
Culture
Irish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228671
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
26.7 x 20.3 x 12.1 cm (10 1/2 x 8 x 4 3/4 in.)
1161 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under rim, struck: crowned harp, date letter
  • hallmark: interior of cover, struck: crowned harp
  • inscription: on base, engraved, scratch weight: 40 = 12 = 0
  • coat of arms: on side, engraved: the arms appear to be "argent a canton sable" [unidentified]
Provenance
Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Archibald A. Hutchinson, Esq.
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.114.119
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of baluster form on spreading circular foot, applied at the shoulder with a moulded rib; the cast scroll handle surmounted by a stylized leaf, and short spout with baluster drop; the hinged domed cover with baluster finial, the side engraved with a coat of arms, helm and crest within a circular foliate scroll cartouche.
Publication History

S.J. Phillips (advertisement) , The Burlington Magazine, Vol. LII, May 1928

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. 123, cat. no. 97, repr. p. 123. details repr. p. 123.

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