Beaker, Cary Dunn (active ca. 1765–96), Silver, American

Beaker

Maker:
Cary Dunn (active ca. 1765–96)
Date:
ca. 1770
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); 5 oz. 14 dwt. (177.6 g)
Lip: Diam. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Base: Diam. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Marie L. Tillotson, 1913
Accession Number:
13.197.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: RLM (within crossed branches)

Marking: marked on underside: C [pellet] DUNN / N [pellet] York (in rectangles) [Note the UNN are small caps]
According to family history, General Robert Montgomery (1736–1775), Rhinebeck, New York; by descent to Maria Livingston Tillotson (1828–1911), New York, New York; given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913.