Marked by William Fleming (free 1695)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 8.1cm x W.15.5 cm x D. 9.3 cm (3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.) Weight: 181.4 gm (5 oz 17 dwt)
Medium or Technique
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The bell-shaped body, raised from sheet, is chased on the lower half with spiral fluting and pellet punched. Around the midsection is a band of chased gadrooning, with rows of pellet, half-circular, and foliate punched below and above. On the front is a chased cartouche of foliate scrolls and scales. The two cast ear-shaped handles have beading along the edges and scrolling termini.
Engraved on underside, "In Recognition of Her Fruitful Devotion to the Art of American Goldsmiths. Kathryn C. Buhler. Museum of Fine A rts Boston 1966"
On underside, maker's mark FL (Grimwade 694); date letter B; lion's head erased; Britannia.
Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to Kathryn C. Buhler, 1966, Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 9, 1984)
Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler