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Flagon (one of a pair)
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This artwork is part of British Silver: The Wealth of a Nation
This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 510
These wine flagons bear the mark of a silversmith who supplied many prominent Royalist and high-church clients during the turbulent period of the Civil War. For the sensitively chased floral ornament here, he must have employed a Dutch or Netherlandish artist.
Inscription: (pricked on underside of body, inside foot ring): 60 oz (Weight in troy: 60 ounces)
D. 6 874 on underside
59Marking:  Hound sejant
 Leopard's head crowned;
 date letter j for 1646;
 Lion passant;
Location of marks:
In center of base, inside foot rim, on both pieces, also inside lids.
Shroton Church, Dorset (until 1960) ; [ Sotheby's, London , June 30, 1960, no. 101 ] ; [ S. J. Phillips ; sold to Untermyer, January 18, 1963 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1963–68; to MMA)
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