Coffee jug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-287721

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

Descriptive Terms

jugs (vessels)
silver (metal)
cane (plant material)
Vessel
Jug
Jug

Inscription

"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"

Additional Identification Number

884.1
939

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

11 1/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2013.96.1