Cann

English (London)
1729–30
Marked by Thomas Farren (free 1707, died in 1743)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 11.7 cm x W. 13 cm x D. 9.5 cm (4 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.); Weight: 385.6 gm (12 oz 8 dwt) Weight: 385.6 gm (12 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

53.2083

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised bulbous vessel rests on a cast stepped foot and has a flaring, thickened rim. The leaf-capped handle, cast in two pieces and seamed vertically, has a scrolled terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on front, the arms of Faneuil.
INSCRIPTIONS: scratched on underside "12 oz 11 p"

Markings

On underside, maker's mark TF (Grimwade 2749); date letter O;leopard's head crowned; lion passant.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Anna R. Briggs to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Anna R. Briggs