Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Jug with cover

John Chartier (active 1697–1715)
British, London
Silver, wood
Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
The arms within a lozenge are those of an unmarried lady of the Wynne family of Wales, probably engraved about 1740–50. The jug is inscribed on the underside: The legacy of John Williams of Revelvack.
Inscription: On underside of foot: The Legacy of John Williams, of Revel Vâck

Scratched on underside of body near maker's mark: HW

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] CH, fleur-de-lis between 2 pellets, above, crowned in shaped punch (maker's mark for John Chartier);
[4] Gothic G in pointed shield (London date letter for 1702–3).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on underside of body inside foot;
[2], [3] on insetting rim of cover.
[ Thomas Lumley, Ltd. , London, until December 21, 1955; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1955–68; to MMA)
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