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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.97
People
Andrew Raven, British
Title
Chocolate pot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1706-1707
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229275
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
25.4 × 15.9 cm (10 × 6 1/4 in.)
770 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: struck on rim: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter
  • maker's mark: struck on rim by handle: mark of Andrew Raven [Grimwade, no. 2249]
  • hallmark: cover flange: traces of a mark
  • inscription: base, engraved: The Gift of H * Wickham Esqr.
  • coat of arms: engraved on side: lozenge of arms featuring six fleur-de-lys within a foliate scroll fish-scale and shell cartouche [the arms of those of a lady of the Dobson family]
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
1949.114.97
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of tapering cylindrical form on cast stepped base, with wood scroll side handle and tapering curved spout with hinged cap, the hinged high domed cover with cast corkscrew thumb-piece and stirrer aperture and removable cap with baluster finial; the side engraved with a lozenge of arms within a foliate scroll fish-scale and shell cartouche.
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. 94-95, cat. no. 59, repr. p. 95, details repr. p. 94.

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