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Caster with cylindrical seamed sides with convex molding slightly above applied, molded, splayed baseband with strengthening strap under edge; applied molding on body, applied bead forms bezel, open opposite seam for bayonet fastenings. High seamed cover has applied, stepped, and flattened dome...

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Inscription

Engraved F/ID; added inscription: "to / I + R + D" on body.

Marks

Buhler mark d on side oposite engraving. Cover unmarked.

Provenance

Early history unknown.

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding

about 1705

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 53

Dimensions

Overall (h x dia of base): 14 x 6.4 cm (5 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.); Weight: 5 oz., 1 dwt.

Accession Number

42.233

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware