18th century Boughpot by Henry Kettle

18th century Boughpot by Henry Kettle
Circa 1790
A charming five sided Boughpot by Henry Kettle (c. 1773–97).
Veneered in harewood with oval panels of yew wood. The central panel depicts a neo-classical design 'Sacrifice of Hymen' from a design engraved by Bartolozzi after Cipriani.

The design of festoons running along the top and bottom of the pot along with the stylised pearls framing the central panel and yew wood panels are typical of Henry Kettle.
Retains the original liner.

Ref; Information of central panel supplied by Christopher Coles, British Museum.

The central panel shows signs ware and tear consistence with age and use

10.43 inches
4.72 inches
3.94 inches
harewood, yew wood

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