Skewer

English (London)
1767–68
Marked by Samuel Herbert & Co. (first mark entered 1747)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 3 cm x L. 34.2 cm (1 3/16 x 13 7/16 in.); Weight: 110 gm (3 oz 5 dwt)

Accession Number

33.265

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The skewer is forged, with a tapering flat blade and, at the terminus, a shell joined to a flattened ring.

Markings

Below ring, makers' mark SH with an H above and a B below (Grimwade 2545); lion passant; leopard's hea d crowned; date letter m

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

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