Chocolate pot

English (London)
1762
Marked by Charles Wright (free 1754, died in 1815), Marked by Thomas Whipham II (English (London), 1756 - 1775)


Dimensions

Height 73.7 cm (29 in.); Width 53.3 cm (21 in.)

Accession Number

2012.16a-c

Medium or Technique

Silver with fruitwood handle

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Hallmarks for London and date letter Gothic G for 1762. Makers' mark C/TW/W in an oval (Grimwade #2976)

Provenance

Probably by 1920/1930, Zelda Fax (b. about 1898 - d. 1935), Baltimore, MD; by inheritance to her daughter Betty Fax Daskin (b. 1825 - d.2010), Canton, MA; 2011, bequest of Betty Fax Daskin to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Bequest of Betty Fax Daskin in memory of Walter Daskin