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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.51.1
People
Daniel Piers, British (born 1746)
Title
Dish
Other Titles
Title: Oval-shaped Dish
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1751-1752
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George II (1727-1760)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229090
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
2.4 × 43.8 × 32.1 cm (15/16 × 17 1/4 × 12 5/8 in.)
1541 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on reverse, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: on reverse, struck: [pellet] / DP [in shaped stamp] [Daniel Piers, Grimwade no. 493]
  • coat of arms: in center, engraved: the arms of Sackville with a mullet for difference for Lord George Sackville, 3rd and youngest son of Lionel Cranfield, 1st Duke of Dorset
  • inscription: under coat-of-arms, engraved, motto: AUTNUNQUAM TENTES AUT PERFICE
Provenance
Lord George Sackville (Germain) (1715-1785), by descent; to William Bruce Stopford Sackville (1806-1872), Drayton House, Northamptonshire. Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, 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
1949.114.51.1
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of shaped oval form, the raised sides applied with moulded gadrooned rims, the centers engraved with a coat of arms within a foliate scroll and rocaille cartouche flanked by supporters, with a motto below.
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. 151-152, cat. no. 131, repr. p. 150, details repr. p. 151-152.

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