Dish

English (London)
1720–01
Marked by Edmund Pearce (first mark entered 1705)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.); Diameter of rim: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.); Weight: 235.3 gm (7 0z 11 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1600

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The circular dish is raised, with a scalloped rim and low sides divided into sixteen flutes.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved in the center of the dish, the arms of Vincent impaling an unidentified coat of arms (three quarterfoils, two and one, impaling a chevron engrailed between three escallops)
INSCRIPTION: engraved on underside, "17:18:0".

Markings

On the underside of the dish, maker's mark PE (Grimwade 2169); lion's head erased; Britannia; date letter E

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, May 1, 1918, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis