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Pair of bowls with covers (part of a toilet service)

Maker:
William Fowle (1658–1684, active 1681–84)
Date:
1683–84
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): H. 2 3/4 x W. 5 1/2 x D. 4 1/2 in., 11 oz. 5 dwt. (7 x 14 x 11.4 cm, 0.35kg)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.70.9a, b, .10a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (Monogram, on lower body of each bowl, XIX century script, under an earl's coronet) E N (for Normanton)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] W F, double bowknot above, cinquefoil below (maker's mark for William Fowle);
[3] tiny mark, almost unidentifiable.

Location of marks:
[1] traces inside cover of .10b;
[2] struck 5 times under base of .9a, and 4 times under base of .10 a, once inside cover of each;
[3] inside cover of 10 b; all partly obliterated.
Lord Swaythling , London ; Lord Astor of Hever ; [ Important Old English and French Silver, Christie, Manson and Woods , London, May 15, 1963, no. 108; to Phillips ] ; J. Phillips (from 1963)
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