Punch Strainer

English (London)
1755–56
Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 3.5 cm x W. 17.6 cm x D. 9.7 cm (1 3/8 x 6 15/16 x 3 13/16 in.); Weight: 99.2 gm (3 oz 4dwt)

Accession Number

23.261

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised circular bowl is pierced overall in a rosette pattern. The cast bracket-shaped handles are applied to the slightly everted rim.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on side, an unidentified crest: (A lion sejant, dexter paw raised, murally collared and chained).

Markings

In bowl of strainer, maker's mark illegible;leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter u.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Bartol to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol