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Cann with bulbous body, incised line under everted rim, cast molded and splayed foot. Center point on bottom. Cast double scroll handle, acanthus grip, has extensions for both joinings, disc at lower joinings, and scroll tip.

Inscription

Engraved "I/ZE" on handle, the "I" on the seam; added in fancy script letters "EP" in slight wreath on front; weight "12-15" scratched on bottom.

Marks

Marked "[pellet]REVERE" to left of handle. Buhler mark b.

Provenance

Made for Zachariah(1701-1784) and Elizabeth (Waldron) Johonnot; said by the donor to have belonged to Judge William Parker of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Davis Sleeper in memory of his mother, Maria Westcote Sleeper

about 1766

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 355

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.601

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware