Punch Bowl, Eoff and Phyfe (active ca. 1844–49), Silver, American

Punch Bowl

Maker:
Eoff and Phyfe (active ca. 1844–49)
Maker:
or possibly retailer Baldwin & Co. (1842–60)
Date:
ca. 1846
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm); Diam. 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm); 12 oz. 6 dwt. (383.2 g)
Foot: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.124
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: A H E (in shield-shaped medallion).
engraved on opposite side of bowl in script: Punch Bowl, / Phineas Eldredge / Presented by Co. / of Ship Masters / of London.
engraved on one side of plinth in script: Evea L. Mayer
stamped on opposite side of plinth: MOLLIE E. MORRIS

Marking: marked twice on side of plinth: BALDWIN & CO. (in rectangle) / E & P (in rectangle)
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933