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Footed Salver

Maker:
John Coney (1655/56–1722)
Date:
1700–1715
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 5/16 x 9 1/8 in. (5.9 x 23.2 cm); 10 oz. 9 dwt. (325.6 g) Foot: Diam. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Morris K. Jesup Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.186
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved in center: [coat of arms, crest and motto: "OCCASIONEM COGNOSG[sic]E" of Lowell family]
lightly scratched on underside: 10 [pellet] 18 ; 1752 (scratched through) ; 1617
lightly scratched on underside of foot: 10 - 19 - 0

Marking: marked on top: IC / fleur de lis (in heart-shaped surround)
Probably Reverend John Lowell (1704–1767), Boston, MA; by descent to James Burnett Lowell (1873–1947); sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1941.
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