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  • Place of origin:

    York (made)

  • Date:

    1784-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J Hampston & J Prince (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, raised and engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries, case 14, shelf 5

Physical description

Silver, oval with a straight spout, slightly domed lid and wooden handle. Engraved on each side with a escutheon and floral swags, one of which is left blank and the other charged with a boar's head above a coronet; bright cut border.

Place of Origin

York (made)


1784-1785 (made)


J Hampston & J Prince (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, raised and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

York hallmarks for 1784-5

Mark of J. Hampton and J. Prince

Engraved with a crest: a boar's head above a coronet


Height: 13.5 cm, Width: 25 cm, Depth: 10.6 cm, Weight: 476.1 g including handle

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, wooden handle, York hallmarks for 1784-5, mark of J. Hampton and J. Prince


Silver; Wood


Raising; Engraving (incising); Bright cutting

Subjects depicted

Swags; Floral patterns; Coronets (crowns)


Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Metalwork Collection

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