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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.92
People
William Maddox, British
Title
Two-Handled Dish
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Sweetmeat Dish
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1632-1633
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229259
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
4.45 x 26.67 cm (1 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
unspecified: 269.7 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: struck on outside of rim: W [over] M [Jackson, p. 115, line 1; probably for William Maddox]
  • hallmark: struck on outside of rim: lion passant
  • hallmark: struck on outside of rim: leopard's head
  • hallmark: struck on outside of rim: [date letter]
  • monogram: reverse, engraved and erased: F [over] IE
Provenance
Lord Swaythling, sold [at The Swaythling Collection sale, Christie's, London, May 6, 1942, lot 93]. Arthur Archibald 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
1949.114.92
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of shallow circular form with scalloped rim, chased and repoussé with radiating panels of stylized acorns and scrolls, the center with a reeded lozenge enclosing a later (probably nineteenth century) engraved crest of a cock, with two shell-form handles; the reverse engraved with an escutcheon enclosing traces of erased initials F over IE
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), p. 67, no. 117, ill. in b/w, no. 18

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. 29-30. cat. no. 5, repr. in b/w on p. 30.

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

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