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Beaker

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raised beaker has a center point on bottom and slightly convex sides that curve inward to a slightly flared rim.

Inscription

The entwined monogram "AEH" in sprigged script is engraved on midsection of vessel.

Marks

Marked "G.GREENLEAF" within a serrated rectangle on base of cup. Ada Mark * F4420

Provenance

The initials on the beaker are probably for Anne E. Haynes of Charlestown, Massachusetts, the wife of Stephen Perkins Hammond (1811-1856) of Topsfield. The couple had no issue and the cup descended to their first cousin, Sarah Gilbert Hammond (1815-1838) of Newburyport and William P. Tenney (1814--1881) of Westford, Massachusetts, m. 1838; to their daughter, the donor, Grace Gorden Tenney (1855-1947) and Frederic O. North (1852-1910) , m. 1876.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick O. North

1811–25

Object Place

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 7 cm, 0.09 kg (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in., 0.2 lb.)

Accession Number

29.915

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware