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Jesse Kip (baptized 1660–1722)

Date:
1715–22
Geography:
Mid-Atlantic, New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 3/16 x 9 1/8 x 5 1/16 in. (18.3 x 23.2 x 12.9 cm); 20 oz. 17 dwt. (649 g) Foot: Diam. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Denise Barkalow, 1961
Accession Number:
61.245.1
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: engraved on underside: D / A + L
    lightly scratched on underside: 20(or 21) [?] 15

    Marking: marked on body to right and left of handle: IK (in rectangle) (mark to left of handle double struck) (note that I has a crossbar)

  • Provenance

    Likely provenance: Abraham Douw (1706—1787) and Lyntie Winne (1705—1749), from 1730; their daughter Elsie Douw (1731—1823) who married Gysbert Fonda (1720—1788); their daughter Lyntjie Fonda (b. 1761) who married Richard Lush (b. 1757); their daughter Maria Lush (b. 1785) who married John Quintard Wilson (1781—1863); their daughter Mary Lush Wilson (1816—1852) who married William Burr Jesup (1815—1845); their daughter Maria Charity Jesup (1837—1896) who married Edward Russell; their daughter Maria Jesup Russell (b. 1865) who married Charles Bishop; her niece Louise Peck Barkalow (b. 1888) (Mrs.Denise Barkalow), Denver, CO; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1961.

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