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Cruet
cruet (1799-1800); (1800-1801) {mustard spoon}

Medium
silver, glass
Measurements
(a-m) 27.2 × 27.4 × 19.5 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
England
Inscription
(a) punched (vertically) in stand near base of handle c.: C.C (king's head) (lion passant) D
engraved in outside rim above base l.c.: R
punched (inverted) in base l.l.: (lion passant) (crowned leopard's head) D (king's head) C·C
engraved in rear in outside rim above base l.c.: r
engraved (vertically) in base c.l.: SW=Jl / £SH
(c) punched in outside rim u.l.: C (king's head) (lion passant) D
(d) punched in outside rim u.l.: (king's head) (lion passant) D
punched (inverted) in outside rim u.l.:
(e) punched in outside rim above base: (king's head) (lion passant) D C·C
(g) punched in outside rim above base: ·C (king's head) (lion passant) D
(h) punched in outside rim in rear u.r.: (king's head) (lion passant) D
punched (inverted) in outside rim in rear u.r.: C
(j) punched (inverted) in outside rim u.l.: C
punched in outside rim u.l.: (king's head) (lion passant) D
(l) engraved in outside in base of lid u.l.: R
punched (inverted) in outside rim u.l.: C·C
punched in outside rim u.l.: (king's head) (lion passant) D
punched (vertically) inside lid c.l.: (lion passant)
punched inside lid c.r.: C·C
(m) engraved in handle u.c.: R
punched (vertically) in rear of handle u.c.: WE / WF / (king's head) / e / (lion passant)
Accession Number
D425.a-m-1980
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mrs M. E. Cutten, Founder Benefactor, 1980
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
2 ewers, 2 casters, 2 sauce bottles, mustard pot, secured in 6 reeded circles/reeded oval on 4 legs.