Richard Gurney and Co. (company mark 1734)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
10.7 X 32.3 cm (4 3/16 X 12 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Each brazier rests on three scrolled legs with flared scallop feet that are cast in several sections. The raised circular bowl has a broad flaring rim and a sunken well at the base, at the top of which is a pierced gallery. The rim is pierced and chased on the outside with C-scrolls and shells. At the center of the bowl is a removable pierced disk formed of sheet, threaded through the base of the bowl with a silver bolt and nut. A turned wooden handle is attached to a horizontal silver nozzle at he top of one leg.
ARMORIALS: engraved on each handle, an unidentified crest (a ship in full sail).
On underside of each and on underside of each removable plate, leopard's head crowned; date letter h; maker's mark RG with T above and C below, (Grimwade 2325); lion passant.
Estate of Mrs. Theodore Lyman, lent by Mrs. Henry Lyman in 1931, Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1973)
Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman