Meat Dish

English (London)
1754–55
Marked by Magdalen Feline (mark entered 1753)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 3 cm x W. 41.7 cm x D. 31.3 cm (1 3/16 x 16 7/16 x 12 5/16 in.); Weight: 1,808.7 gm (58 oz 3 dwt)

Accession Number

33.158

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised oval dish has a broad rim and a shaped edge with an applied, cast gadrooned border.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on rim, the arms of Trotter impaling Gordon for Sir Coutts Trotter of Westvile, co. Lincolnshire, who married in 1802 Margaret daugther of Alexander Gordon, lord Rockville
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, No.10 / 60"9".

Markings

Under rim, leopard's head crowned; date letter t; maker's mark MF; lion passant.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)