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Communion Set

Description

Box: It has a flat, hinged rectangular lid with an applied molded edge over a conforming box. It is painted red and the interior is brown. It is fitted with places for a Communion set and covered with deep napped beige cotton. Flagon: Of reel and bell form with a knop on a domed and molded hinged lid over a tapered cylindrical body. It has amolded flared base and molded bands about the mid-section. There is a cast scrolled thumb rest and handle with spur terminus. Also, a "S" shaped spout with support. c.1826 Beaker: A tapered cylindrical form with a flaring lid and molded base. c.1792

Details

Maker
Attributed to Bonning, Robert, Mr. (Maker)
Date
1790-1830
Inscriptions
On the inside of the beaker bottom is a touch mark, perhaps of Robert Bonning.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At East Meeting House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
communion sets
Painted
painting (coating)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Pine
pine (wood)
Set, Communion
tin (metal)
Dimensions
11.813 (H), 6.438 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1096.1-3
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3310

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