Marked by Isaac Liger (free 1704–died possibly in 1730)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.); Weight: 357.2 gm (11 oz 10 dwt)
Medium or Technique
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The pear-shaped body rests on a cast domed foot. The body is formed of two raised sections, joined horizontally. Around the base are applied ribs of ninepin form, and at the middle of the plain neck is an applied molded wire band. The high domed cover has a cast gadrooned flange and is assembled from six cast vertical panels with a complex pierced pattern and molded ribs between. It is surmounted by a baluster finial.
ARMORIALS: engraved on body, an unidentified coat of arms and motto:(Quarterly 1 & 4, sable a cross engrailed and in sinister chief a rose, 2 & 3, a fess gules between a demilion rampant in chief and three mullets in base; motto: Nil Volentibus Arduum.
On underside, maker's mark LI (Grimwade1931) (repeated on bezel of cover); date letter F; Britannia; lion's head erased (repeated on bezel of cover)
Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London, purchased by Theodora Wilbour, October 6, 1937, Anonymous Gift in Memory of Charlote Beebe Wilbour to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1937)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)