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2006.44.307 (RS9017)

Description

Repoussé and pierced sterling silver brooch in the form of a double mast ship, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
Porter, Franklin (Silversmith)
Date
ca. 1926
Inscriptions
"F. Porter STERLING" (Stamped)
Location of origin
Danvers, MA
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.307
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
102209
Reference Notes
For more information on Franklin Porter see, Rainwater, Dorothy T. and Judy Redfield, "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers," 4th Edition (1998): 251.
Related Items
Accession number 1932.12 Notes HNE has three ship brooches by Porter Franklin:
Accession number 1932.13
Accession number 2006.44.307

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