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Punch Bowl

Date:
ca. 1751
Geography:
Probably made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/8 x 9 15/16 in. (11.1 x 25.2 cm); 30 oz. 3 dwt. (937.6 g) Foot: Diam. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lewis Morris, 1950
Accession Number:
50.161
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on body in shaded roman: This, Plate Won By A Horse, Cal(superscript "D"), OLD (small caps) Tenor Belonging To Lewis Moris, Jun(superscript "r"), Octo(superscript "br"), ye (script), 11, 1751
engraved on body: [horse & jockey]
Lewis Morris, Jr. (1726–1798); by descent to Dr. Lewis Morris (1867–1940); Gift of Ella Bingham Morris (ca. 1863–1953) to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950.
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