Probably by Richard Meach
Object Place: Europe, London, England
8.7 x 29 cm (3 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Weight: 388.4 gm (12 oz 10 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The dish cross in constructed of a central disk pierced with diaperwork securing two heavy wire circles, each with two projecting arms. The four arms, formed of square wire, have adjustable sliding feet of cast scrolls and shells. The angle of the cross can be changed by pivoting the two central circles, and the position of the feet can be adjusted by sliding the openwork bracket.
On two of the four arms, maker's mark RM (possibly Grimwade 2367); lion passant (repeated on each of the four feet).
Gift of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 13, 1963)
Gift of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan