Covered Bowl

English (London)
1698–99
Marked by William Keatt (free 1689, died by 1735)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

Height: 10cm (3 15/16in.) Diameter (bowl): 13.5cm (5 5/16in.) Height and Diameter (Part A bowl): 5.6 x 12.3cm (2 3/16 x 4 13/16in.) Diameter (Part A bowl): 7.3cm (2 7/8in.) Height and Diameter (Part B cover (bowl)): 4.9 x 13.5cm (1 15/16 x 5 5/16in.)

Accession Number

33.89a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised circular bowl rests on a cast gadrooned foot. The lower half of the body is chased with spiraling fluting and punched with semicircles, fleur-de-lys, and acorns. The slightly domed cover, formed from sheet, has a molded rim and a band of chased gadrooning around the rim. Surrounding the gadrooned baluster finial is a chased design of spiral fluting and punching. The finial has been reattached, and three are file marks on the rim. The shadow of a removed coat of arms is visible on the rim.

Markings

Below rim, maker's mark KE (Grimwade 1868) (repeated on top of cover); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter c

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)