Papboat

Papboat
Title
Papboat
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Anonymous Gift
Object Number 
1947.476
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
Gallery Label 
This papboat belonged to the miniature painter John Ramage (ca. 1748-1802).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group