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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.20.A
People
William Lukin, British (born 1699)
Title
Kettle on Lamp Stand
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1722-1723
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/329941
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
39.5 x 29.8 x 22.2 cm (15 9/16 x 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)
unspecified: 2988 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base, base of lamp, struck: Britannia, lion’s head erased, date letter) and maker’s mark; maker’s mark and traces of three other marks, possibly the same mark repeated on base of lamp
Provenance
Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York; his 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
1949.114.20.A
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Of circular baluster form on cast rim foot, with paneled swan-neck spout headed by a stylized leaf and with overhead swing handle rising from openwork scrolls applied to the shoulders, with turned ivory handle (probably replaced a wooden one in the nineteenth century); the removable domed cover with squat baluster finial; the circular stand on three cast multi-scroll supports terminating in octagonal pads, with two scroll hinged side handles and central circular burner with plain removable cover, the kettle hinged and chained to the stand.

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