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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.22
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Wine Funnel
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
funnel
Date
1793-1794
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230565
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
12.1 x 7.9 x 7.9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
unspecified: 69 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: Struck on the bowl: lion passant, leopard's head, duty mark and date letter and with traces of maker's mark; the spout with traces of lion passant and maker's mark
Provenance
Gift of the Misses Elizabeth G. and Margaret Norton, 1940
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Misses Elizabeth G. and Margaret Norton
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.22
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The circular bowl and removable tapering spout with reeded borders, elaborately chased, probably in the nineteenth century, with foliage and scrolls.

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), p. 237, cat. no. 276, repr. p. 237., details repr. p. 237.

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