Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) (show scale)
HB; lion rampant; e; crowned leopard's head
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
Silver cann on circular base cast in three convex moldings topped by concave foot. Cast ear handle has scroll ends and leaf ornament. Bowl flares out from foot to handle joint and tapers in to just below lip.
Hester Bateman (English, active in London, 1774-1789). Cann, ca. 1780-1781. Silver, height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks, 64.152.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.152.26_acetate_bw.jpg)
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