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Biggin And Cover (England), ca. 1800

This is a Biggin and cover. It was manufactured by Matthew Boulton and Company. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is copper, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Walter Phelps Warren. It is credited Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.8 x 188.5cm (7 x 74 3/16in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On bottom: double sunburst [Mathew Boulton and Co.] see Bradbury, A HISTORYOF OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE, p. 444

Cite this object as

Biggin And Cover (England), ca. 1800; Manufactured by Matthew Boulton and Company ; copper, silver; H x W: 17.8 x 188.5cm (7 x 74 3/16in.); Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren; 1986-61-5-a,b

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