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Compote dish

Maker:
Thomas Heming (active 1745–73)
Date:
1770–71
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 1/8 x 11 x 9 1/4 in. (2.9 x 27.9 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.146
Not on view
Inscription: (Engraved on underside): EDC / B / 29 ... 2; EA / FS;
Mottoes: (on Garter) Honi soit qui mal y pense;
(below arms) Suscipere et finire.

Marking: [1] Crowned leopard's head;
[2] P, London date letter for 1770-71;
[3] Lion passant;
[4] Crowned script TH, pellet between (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
All on underside
Ernest Augustus I, King of Hanover, Duke of Cumberland ; Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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