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Porringer

Maker:
Samuel Edwards (1705–1762)
Date:
1726–50
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 11/16 x 7 7/16 in. (4.3 x 18.9 cm); 7 oz. 3 dwt. (222.7 g) Body: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Lip: Diam. 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.342
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked inside bowl: [crown] / S [pellet] E / [fleur-de-lis] (in shaped surround)
marked on underside of handle: [illegible]
Possibly Mary Whipple Holyoke; her granddaughter, Mary Holyoke Pearson; her husband, Reverend Ephraim Abbot; his son, George E. H. Abbot; Potter & Stainforth, Boston, MA; purchased 1911, Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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