Cann

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1744

GUSN

GUSN-223444

Description

Silver cann with a bulbous body, molded foot, double scroll handle with acanthus leaf cresting, and engraved with the Ward-Burrill coat of arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canns
silver (metal)
Cup
Cann
Cann

Inscription

"Joshua Ward / Born Aug 19 1699 Died Dec 2 1779 / Married his second wife / Lydia Burrill Hawkes / Jan'y 21st 1744 / Arms / Ward-Burrill" (Essex Institute loan form of 1971 states that this inscription could be modern.)
"Samuel / Burt" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P704
P704
J624
PEM 132-565

Maker

Burt, Samuel, 1724-1754 (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

5 3/8 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1127

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)