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Caster

Maker:
Samuel Edwards (1705–1762)
Date:
1740–60
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (13.2 x 4.4 cm); 2 oz. 11 dwt. (78.6 g) Foot : Diam. 2 in. (5.1 cm) Body: H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); 1 oz. 19 dwt. (59.9 g) Cover: H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); 16 dwt. (24.7 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.209a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in shaded roman: P / N * M
engraved on opposite side of body in shaded script: B [later]

Marking: marked on underside: SE (in rounded rectangle)
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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