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Provenance

Benjamin Lynde, Chief Justice (b. October 5, 1700, eldest son of Chief Justice Benjamin [Harvard 1686] and Mary Browne Lynde), m. Mary (Bowles), widow of Walter Goodridge, November 1, 1731; to one of two daughters; Mary, m. Andrew Oliver (Harvard 1749); Lydia, m. Rev. William Walters (Harvard 1756); descended in family to the donor.

Credit Line

Bequest of Edith, Lady Playfair

About 1740–50

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 190

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 8.3cm (3 1/4in.) Overall: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.32.36

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware