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Watering Can, one of two

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Watering Can, one of two

Made by: Saunders & Shepherd Ltd

Currently in storage


About this object

The miniature watering can has plain sides that taper downwards, a straight spout and a c-scroll handle. The hinged top is perforated and has a plain finial.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Chester, England
Date made:
1895
Size:
2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.280.2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: lion passant (sterling guarantee); 3 sheafs of wheat and a sword (Assay office, city of Chester); Date letter M (1895); CS * FS (mark of Saunders & Shepherd Ltd)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973