Papboat

Object Number: 
1947.476
Date: 
1753-1754
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 11.7 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the side below the rim: lion passant in a chamfered cartouche, crowned leopard's head in a cartouche, "s" in a cartouche, "W* H" or "H * M" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver papboat; oval, boat-shaped body with a flat bottom and a long pouring lip; maker's marks stamped on the side below the rim.
Gallery Label: 
This papboat belonged to the miniature painter John Ramage (ca. 1748-1802).
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group