Communion Set

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3310

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

Descriptive Terms

communion sets
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
pine (wood)
Pine
Pewter
Painted
Set, Communion

Inscription

On the inside of the beaker bottom is a touch mark, perhaps of Robert Bonning.

Associated Building

Used At East Meeting House,

Additional Identification Number

1991.1096

Maker

Attributed to Bonning, Robert, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

11.813 (H), 6.438 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1096.1-3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)