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On display at V&A South Kensington
Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries

Chocolate Pot

1714-1715 (made)
Place of origin

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Silver, with wooden handle
  • Height: 27.4cm
  • Length: 16.4cm
  • Width: 15.25cm
  • Weight: 938.9g
Marks and inscriptions
  • FA (A in a smaller case) within a round cornered square shield, mark for John Fawdery I, Grimwade 1990 no. 662. Full marks are struck just below the rim of the pot, leopards head erased and the maker's mark are struck on the collar of the cover.
  • Zoomorphic and Inscribed
  • Town mark: London
Credit line
Bequeathed by Thomas Hugh Cobb
Object history
Bequest - Thomas Hugh Cobb
Acquisition RF: 44 / 1015
Bibliographic reference
V&A Catalogue, 1965, pl.104 Watts, WW., Old English Silver, pl.686 Hayward, J F., Huguenot Silver, 1959, pl.52a Grimwade, A., London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, No. 662 Hernmarck, The Art of the European Silversmith, pl. 338 V&A/RCA Student Essay 1986-87
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Record createdSeptember 10, 2004
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