Vegetable Covered Dish
Marked by Robert Hennell II (free 1785–retired 1833)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
18.5 x 24.9 x 33 cm (7 5/16 x 9 13/16 x 13 in.) Weight: 1,981.7 gm (63 oz 14 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The shallow rectangular dish has rounded corners with an applied cast border of fluting and scallop shells. The stepped, domed cover, raised from sheet, has a band of gadrooning and a detachable cast loop handle rising from a foliate rosette.
ARMORIALS: engraved on each side of cover and body, the arms and crest of Hurd.
On side of dish, maker's mark RH (Grimwade 2332)(repeated on underside of cover and handle); lion passant (repeated on underside of cover and handle); leopard's head crowned; date letter e (repeated on underside of cover); sovereign's head(repeated on handle);on handle, possibly maker's mark WS.
Lent by Mrs. Henry Lyman, May 1,1928, Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1973)
Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman