Cann

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-49476

Description

Bulbous body with circular foot; scrolled handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canns
cookware
silver (metal)
crests (motifs)
Silver
Family Crest
MUG

Inscription

Engraved on side: AURUM NON OPTO Struck on bottom: Z. Brigden

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Brigden, Zachariah, 1734-1787 (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

4 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.418

Places

Massachusetts (United States)