Proctor-Mosley ewer & basin
- Art Funded
- Ewer height: 29.8; basin diameter: 41.2 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £220,000 (Total: £877,718; Tax remission)
- Private vendor
The ewer is very classical in style as interpreted by Renaissance engravers and goldsmiths. The centre of the basin carries the arms of Proctor impaling Mosely, the details of the marriage of the two families has not yet been found.
Probably Richard Proctor, Merchant Taylor of London; bequeathed to Proctor's son, 1610;...;Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.