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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.34
People
Maker's mark RB, British, English
Title
Strainer
Other Titles
Title: Punch Strainer
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
strainer
Date
1686-1687
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
James II (1685-1688)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228938
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Technique
Pierced
Dimensions
3.5 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm (1 3/8 x 6 x 3 1/4 in.)
49 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: struck on rim: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • hallmark: handle: traces of lion passant (cut off by piercing)
  • maker's mark: struck on him: RB [Jackson, p. 143, line 1]
Provenance
Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York, bequest; to the 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
1949.114.34
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of plain circular form applied with a reeded rim, pierced with concentric plain holes, with two flat pierced handles of triangular form.
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), pp. 76-77, cat. no. 40, repr. p. 77, details repr. p. 76.

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