Toy Kettle with Cover

English (London)
about 1720
Marked by David Clayton (free 1689)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 6.9 cm x W. 6.2 cm x D. 4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Weight: 31.2 gm (1 oz)

Accession Number

55.977a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver and wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The squat pear-shaped kettle is formed from two pieces of sheet. It has a straight, tapering spout and a wooden handle mounted on hinged brackets.

Markings

On underside, maker's mark DC (Grimwade 452); (repeated on each side of handle), On body, lion passant.

Provenance

John S. Barnet, Shreve, Crump & Low, Co., Boston, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour