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Trencher Salt

Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to John Coney (1655/56–1722)
Date:
1700–1720
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver and gilding
Dimensions:
1 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 2 3/4 in. (3.5 x 8.7 x 7 cm); 2 oz. 13 dwt. (82.5 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.364
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on opposite side of body in shaded gothic: W

Marking: marked on body: [nearly illegible: crown & rear quarter of rabbit]
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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