Maker G, leopard crowned, lion, possibly SM (English, 18th century)
Object Place: London, England, England
9.7 x 8.3 x 6.5 cm (3 13/16 x 3 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.) Weight: 74.1 gm (2 oz 8 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The bulbous body, formed from thin sheet and chased with spiraling fluting and flowers, is supposed by three scrolled legs with hoof feet. The flared rim is cut and shaped, and the handle is formed of a series of scrolls with a leaf-capped shoulder.
Engraved on front, MF, possibly for Mary Fleet.
On underside, leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter h; maker's mark M (illegible).
Descended in the Fleet family to Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, Gift of mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams in Memory of Louise Bodine Wallace, September 12, 1984.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs Franklin H. Williams in memory of Louise Bodine Wallace