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Coffee jug

2013.96.1 (RS210794)

Description

Coffee jug with hinged lid and cane wrapped handle. Jug has a bulbous body that tapers to a narrower neck. Ciruclar footed base. Embellished spout. Lid has a fluted flame shaped finial. Monogrammed "ILE" over a coat of arms.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Inscriptions
"I L E" (countermarked)
Coat of arms with three griffen heads separated by a chevron and surmounted by a lizard (Engraved)
Hallmarks: "Crowned leopard head, Lion passant, Gothic style M" "c / rw / w"
Location of origin
London, England
Material
cane (plant material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
cane (plant material)
Jug
jugs (vessels)
silver (metal)
Vessel
Dimensions
11 1/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.96.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
287721

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