Ewer

English (Birmingham)
1776–77
Marked by Matthew Boulton (1728–1809), Marked by John Fothergill (died in 1782), Design attributed to James Wyatt (1746–1813)


Object Place: Europe, Birmingham, England

Dimensions

H. 34.5 cm x W. 19.4 cm x D. 11.9 cm (13 9/16 x 7 5/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Weight: 975.2 gm (31 oz 7 dwt)

Accession Number

55.623

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Inscription

ARMORIALS:engraved on side, the coat of arms, crest, and motto of Cabbell of Cromer Hall, co.Norfolk.

Markings

To left of handle, maker's mark MB (Jones, p. 375) and IF (Jones, p. 375); to right of handle, lion passant; anchor; date letter D (all five marks repeated on underside of cover)

Provenance

Thomas Lumley, Ltd., London; Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for 275 pounds British sterling. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour