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Porringer

Maker:
Benjamin Burt (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1729–1805 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1763
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 x 8 3/16 in. (5.1 x 20.8 cm); 7 oz. 10 dwt. (233.7 g) Lip: Diam. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) Body: Diam. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.330
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on handle in shaded roman: [crest of Brown] / O = B to A = B

Marking: marked on handle: BENJAMIN / BURT (in shaped surround)
Moses (1738-1836) and Anna (1744-1773) Brown; Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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