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Beaker

Maker:
John Hull (1624–1683)
Maker:
Robert Sanderson Sr. (ca. 1608–1693)
Date:
ca. 1670
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm); 7 oz. 6 dwt. (227.3 g) Lip: Diam. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) Base: Diam. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, by exchange, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on body: [arms of Richards family surmounted by crest and motto "ESSE QUAM VIDERI"]
engraved on underside in shaded roman: [pellet]W:R[pellet] / [pellet] T:R[pellet] / 1670.
lightly scratched on underside: 9 - 1 - 0

Marking: marked on underside: [four pellets] / IH (in shaped surround)
marked on underside: [sun] / RS (in shaped surround)
Welthean Richards; her grandson, Thomas Richards, Dorchester and Weymouth, Massachusetts; Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Wunsch
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