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Shaving basin

Spanish (Madrid)
1762


Object Place: Europe, Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 25.7 cm (3 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.170

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Deep circular center, wide flat rim with a crescent cut out. Monogram (IA) on bottom. Applied base.

Markings

Struck on footrim: mark of the city of Madrid (bear and tree within shield, 62 below, all within a rectangle); single tower, 12 below; maker's mark, partly illegible (?ZO)

Provenance

Edward Alfred Jones (b. 1872 - d. 1943), London; 1917, sold by E. Alfred Jones to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Purchased with proceeds of sale of Western Art Reserve