Monteith

Description
Large, raised, shallow fluted circular bowl with scalloped and notched collar and two satyr's mask handles on a domed and fluted circular foot. Applied cast rim on collar features eight pairs of C-scrolls flanking a curly-haired putti's mask at their centers and eight ribbed notches. Chased and repousse C-scroll and acanthus oval reserve on one side is engraved with an armorial device consisting of two collared and chained wolves supporting a shield-shaped escutcheon with quartered coat of arms, the first and fourth Barry of eight with cross flory sable and the second and third Azure with three laurel leaves; collared and chained wolf passant crest and motto "FRANGAS NON FLECTES". Three hallmarks to lower right of reserve below fluting, the raised roman letter "N" in shield, Britannia seated in arched rectangle, and lion's head erased in rounded rectangle. Underside of rounded bottom struck with maker's mark "KA", with mitre above and pellet below, in shield; centerpunch visible.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
monteith
date made
1728
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 29.21 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 3/8 in; 21.59 cm x 28.8925 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
DL*60.0337
catalog number
60.0337
accession number
225282
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Alfred Duane Pell Collection
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