- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
William Preist, British (1739 - 1811)
William Shaw II, British, English (active 1749-1773)
- Work Type
- 1753 - 1754
- Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
- George II (1727-1760)
- Persistent Link
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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- Physical Descriptions
- Silver, fruitwood
- 14.6 × 23.5 × 11.4 cm (5 3/4 × 9 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- hallmark: under base, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
- maker's mark: under base, struck: W / W [pellet] S / P [mark of William Shaw II & William Preist, Grimwade, no. 3335]
- coat of arms: on side, engraved: crest of an arm palewise holding a sword [unidentified]
- C. R. Simpkins, Cambridge, MA, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1933.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of C. R. Simpkins, "A Tribute to the Class of 1892."
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Inverted pear-shaped, on spreading foot, leaf-clad scroll spout, wood loop handle, hinged domed cover topped by artichoke finial, one side engraved with crest.
- 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. 153, cat. no. 133, repr. p. 153, details repr. p. 153.
- Exhibition History
32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 09/24/2019; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024
- Subjects and Contexts
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