Dram Cup, Jacob Boelen (ca. 1657–1729), Silver, American

Dram Cup

Maker:
Jacob Boelen (ca. 1657–1729)
Date:
1680–1700
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (4.8 x 15.9 cm); 2 oz. 10 dwt. (78.3 g)
Lip: Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.218
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body near rim: C [pellet] V [pellet] D [pellet] V

Marking: marked on underside: IB [with three pellets above] (in shaped surround)
Probably David and Charity Valentine, Long Island and New York City; with Katherine E. Willis, Jamaica, New York, until 1923; sold to Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.