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Strainer

Maker:
Benjamin Burt (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1729–1805 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
ca. 1760–75
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (3.2 x 26.7 cm); 4 oz. 18 dwt. (152.4 g) Bowl: Diam. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.65
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside in shaded roman: S * G

Marking: marked on one handle: B [lozenge] BURT (in rectangle)
Ginsburg and Levy Inc., New York, until 1952
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