- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Silver, fruitwood
- 26 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- hallmark: on body, near handle, struck: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter
- hallmark: struck on cover: lion's head erased
- maker's mark: on body, by handle, struck: [illeg.] e [possibly for Jonathan Newton or Anthony Nelme, cf. Grimwade, nos. 2087 or 3741]
- coat of arms: on body, engraved: Phelips impaling unidentified arms, in a lozenge [probably late 19th- or early 20th-century addition]
- inscription: under base, engraved: S / * I * A *
- 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Of tapering octagonal form on moulded foot, with panelled swan-neck spout with baluster drop at right angles to the wooden handle. Hinged, domed lid with baluster finial; the front engraved (possibly later) with a lozenge-of-arms within a foliate scroll and shell cartouche flanked by birds and husks, engraved under the base with initials S over IA.
- 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. 104-105, cat. no. 105, repr. p. 105, details repr. p. 105.
- Exhibition History
GenEd US12 American Encounters: Art, Contact, and Conflict, 1560-1860 (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012
32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/14/2015 - 09/24/2019
Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11/16/2019 - 11/28/2021
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