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1977.422 (RS80731)

Description

Inverted helmet shape; beaded curviform mouth; surmounts waisted stem with wide flared foot; beaded ring at foot and at join to body, whole on square base; applied exaggerated C-scroll handle rising above body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
Elaborate script engraved initials ""B"" over ""J.M."" on front.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
POT
pots (containers)
Silver
silver (metal)
Wedding
weddings
Dimensions
6.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.422
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4152
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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