Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of casters

Maker:
Joseph Ward (active 1689–1734)
Date:
1700–1701
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.95a, b, .96a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Gothic E (London date letter for 1700–1);
[4] W A, anchor between, in shaped outline (maker's mark of Joesph Ward).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on both bodies near lip;
[2], [4] on covers partly conceiled by decoration.
Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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