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Milk pot

Object Number: 
1954.42
Date: 
1770/71
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 x 5 1/2 in. ( 13 x 7.6 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: below the rim, to the right of the handle: "W B" in a rectangle, lion passant in a rectangle, crowned leopard's head in a shield, "P" in gothic script in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver milk pot; inverted pear-shaped body on a molded circular foot with a chased waved band around the center and inscribed rings above; body all over repoussé chased with c-scrolls and flowers; raised and flared rim with a high, extended and curled pouring lip, high back and low sides; cast, s-scroll handle with an acanthus grip and fish-tailed terminus, applied to the body at the rim with a cast, c-scroll and to the center of the body; maker's marks below the rim to the right of the handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group