Object Place: Europe, Sheffield, England
86.36 cm (34 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany with gilt bronze; silver-plate; painted tin
Not On View
Wash Stand. Flattened cirulcar silver-plated bowl is decorated with gadrooning and three shell dishes applied to rim; bowl is supported on three dolphins with a tap below. Concave-sided triangular pedestal.
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on a plaque mounted on the base, "Roberts, Cadman, and Co."
MARKS: on bowl (check)
By 1966, Ronald A. Lee, London (dealer); Arthur D. Leidesdorf (1918 -1991), New York; June 28, 1974, Arthur D. Leidesdorf sale, Sotheby and Co., London, lot 135, sold to Simon Redburn, London (dealer); 1974, purchased by Richard Milhender, Boston; March 7, 1985, sold to MFA by Curator's Choice, Ltd., Boston (accession date: February 27, 1985)
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund