- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- 22.6 × 29.2 cm (8 7/8 × 11 1/2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- hallmark: struck on body, under rim: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter
- maker's mark: struck on collar, four times: Le [in shaped punch] [mark of John Leach, Grimwade, no. 1916]
- maker's mark: struck on body, under rim: Le [in shaped punch] [mark of John Leach, Grimwade, no. 1916]
- inscription: engraved, on bowl: Donum Gualteri Long Bart. 1708
- coat of arms: engraved, on bowl: [unidentified coat-of-arms]
- Private Collector, London, sold [through Christie's, London, July 7, 1909, lot 74 (as by Samuel Lee)]. 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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- The raised plain hemispherical body on spreading circular cast foot; the removable scalloped rim with cast strapwork border with stylized shell cresting; engraved on one side with a coat of arms, helm and crest within foliate scroll mantling.
- Publication History
Wilfred Joseph Cripps, Old English Plate, Ecclesiastical, Decorative and Domestic: its makers and marks, J. Murray (London, 1901), no. 57 (as by Samuel Lee)
Georgina E. Lee, British Silver Monteith Bowls, Manor House Press (London, 1978), no. 237
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. 96-97, cat. no. 61, repr. p. 96, details repr. p. 96.
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