Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
2.2 x 14.6 x 14.5 cm (7/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.) Weight: 343 gm (11 oz)
Medium or Technique
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The square waiter rests on four scrolled feet and has a molded, flared rim with shaped corners. The body and rim are engraved with strapwork, scrolls and flowers. The waiter is formed sheet with an applied, cast rim and cast feet.
ARMORIALS: engraved in center, the arms of Sir Theodore Janssen (ca. 1658-1748), and his wife, WIlliamsa, daughter of Sir Robert Henley, of the Grange, Hampshire. Engraved in four corners, the crest of Janssen.
On underside, leopard's head crowned; date letter T; maker's mark PL (Grimwade 2203); lion passant.
Bequest of S. Sydney DeYoung to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 1988)
Bequest of S. Sydney DeYoung