Marked by Charles Chesterman (II)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 16.3 cm x D. 7.1 cm (6 7/16 x 2 13/16 in.); Weight: 221 gm (7 oz 2 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Silver, parcel gilt
Not On View
The oviform cup rests on a trumpet-shaped stem with a square base. The cup is raised, and the stem is formed from two raised sections. The base is assembled from strips of sheet. The borders of the base and the rim of the cup are engraved with springs and scrolling foliage. The stem is bent.
Engraved in monogram on side, "IEB / 1798"; engraved in monogram on other side, "EHS / to / ET / 1898".
On base, in three corners, maker's mark CC (posibly Grimwade 282); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter r; sovereign's head.
Gift of Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)
Gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend