- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Silver, gilt
- 12.4 × 11.1 × 8.5 cm (4 7/8 × 4 3/8 × 3 3/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- hallmark: under base, struck: castle, assay master's mark [EP in shaped stamp] (Edward Penman), date letter
- maker's mark: struck under base: HB [in shaped stamp] [Harry Beathune, Jackson, p. 545, line 6]
- coat of arms: on side, engraved : crest with lion's head [probably 19th century]
- 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Of cast oblong form with canted corners and shaped outline, on cast stepped spreading foot of conforming outline; the stepped hinged domed cover with octagonal ribbed double-baluster finial, the front engraved, probably in the nineteenth century, with crest.
- Publication History
K. C. Buhler, French, English and American Silver: A Loan Exhibition in Honor of Russell A. Plimpton, exh. cat., Minneapolis Society of the Arts (Minneapolis, MN, 1956), no. 55
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. 117, cat. no. 88, repr. p.117.
- Exhibition History
French, English and American Silver: A Loan Exhibition in Honor of Russell A. Plimpton, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 06/09/1956 - 07/15/1956
Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11/16/2019 - 11/28/2021
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