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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.76
People
Robert Calderwood, Irish (1727 - 1766)
Title
Tea Caddy with Pineapple Finial
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Ireland, Dublin
Culture
Irish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/231031
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
16.83 x 13.65 x 9.84 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
583 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: Struck under base: Hibernia, crowned harp and with maker's mark
Provenance
C. R. Simpkins, Cambridge, MA, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1933. "A Tribute to the Class of 1892"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of C. R. Simpkins, "A Tribute to the Class of 1892."
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.76
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Straight-sided fluted oval, the sides and hinged domed cover with bands of bright-cut and wrigglework decoration, with pineapple finial; the front with escutcheon-shaped cartouche enclosing a crest of an eagle's head and the initials CB
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. 235-236, cat. no. 273, repr. p. 235, details repr. p. 235.

Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/25/2015 - 01/03/2016

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