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Straight sides, slightly flaring lip, applied molded baseband. Center point on bottom.

Inscription

Engraved in semiscript with flourishes: "The Gift of M.r John Clough to the Church of Christ in / Summer Street of which the Rev.d Mr. Samuel Checkley is Pastor / 1744."

Marks

Marked "I E" in crowned shield near rim, above date.

Provenance

Gift of John Clough to New South Church in 1744.

Credit Line

Gift of the New South Church Society

1744

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 89

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 8.9 x 9.8 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.396

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware