20th century, bearing marks for 1721–22
Marked by Richard Green (English, active 1703-1753)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 7.2 cm x W. 21.9 cm x D. 7.9 cm (2 13/16 x 8 5/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Weight:164.4 gm (5oz 6dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The cream jug, raised from sheet, has a pear-shaped octagonal body and rests on a cast octagonal stepped foot. A molded wire is applied to the midsection. The scrolled handle is cast in two vertical pieces, set opposite a triangular spout with a rounded drop. The raised sugar bowl has a bulbous octagonal body and rests on a plain octagonal foot. It has a molded wire around its middle and rim, and two cast scrolled handles with rounded drops.
ARMORIALS: engraved on the side, an unidentified crest (a boar's head erased).
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, "S*P", "5=11"; scratched, "9659".
On underside, maker's mark G with an R for Richard Green (first mark entered 1703)(Grimwade 876); date letter F; lion's head erased; Britannia.
1933, given anonymously to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)