Covered Saucepan

English (London)
1792–93
Marked by IB


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 15.9 cm x W. 20.4 cm x D.12 cm (6 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Weight: 459.3 gm (14 oz 15 dwt)

Accession Number

33.198a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The baluster body has a slightly flaring, thickened rim and a large shaped pouring spout with a double drop. The body is raised from sheet, and the tapering cylindrical mount for the wooden handle, at a right angle to the spout, is formed from sheet and the tapering cylindrical mount for the wooden handle, at a right angle to the spout, is formed from seamed sheet. The stepped, domed cover is formed from heavy sheet with an applied bezel and a wooden finial secured with a threaded nut and blot.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on front of bowl and on the cover, crest of de Grey surmounted by a baron's coronet, probably for Thomas de Grey, Second Baron Walsingham (1748-1818)
INSCRIPTIONS: scratched on underside, "319" "13" "15 / 3/6" "J[?]337"

Markings

On underside, maker's mark IB (similar to Grimwade 1150) (repeated on bezel of cover); lion passant (repeated on bezel of cover); leopard's head crowned; sovereign's head (repeated on bezel of cover); leopard's head crowned; date letter r (repeated on bezel of cover)

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the 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)