Footed Dish

English (London)
1638–39
Marked by CR


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.); Diameter (of rim) 24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.); Weight 354.4 gm (11 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

42.419

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The dish rests on a low trumpet-shaped foot. The center of the dish is slightly domed, with flaring sides and a broad’ rim with a fluted edge. A pattern of embossed rays spreads from a floret in the center of the dish. The dish is raised from a single sheet and embossed with a two-pronged tool. The foot is also raised.

Inscription

Engraved on underside of foot, B over M*M

Markings

On rim of dish, maker's mark CR in monogram in a plain shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 120; rev. ed. 1989, p. 117); leopard's head crowned, lion passant (repeated on underside of foot); date letter a

Provenance

J. Dunn-Gardner, sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, April 30, 1902, lot 268; Samuel Montagu (Lord Swaythling), sold Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 6, 1924, lot 92, purcahsed by Spink & Son, London; W. H. Woodward, London, sold Sotheby & Co., London, April 23, 1931, lot 160; Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London, purchased by Theodora Wilbour, 1942, Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: September 11, 1942)

Credit Line

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