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Small oval box with ivory carved cover Subject, Flight into Egypt, engraved: "Jany. 1st 1816 II By her grandmother J. A. to J. E. C. 5th generation it as pass'd" Marked RG shaded Roman capitals, pellet between, in cartouche.

Inscription

engraved: "Jany. 1st 1816 II By her grandmother J. A. to J. E. C. 5th generation it as pass'd" Marked RG shaded Roman capitals, pellet between, in cartouche.

Provenance

Buhler entry: James Ivers, m. Hannah Trecothick, 1753; their daughter Jane, m. Benjamin Austin; their granddaughter Jane Eliza Collidge, m. Dummer Rogers Chapman; descended in the family to the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily D. Chapman

1750

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 218

Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.25.23

Medium or Technique

Silver, ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware