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Caster of vase form on cast, molded, splayed foot, hemispherical body, molding at joining of seamed sides sharply incurved and quite straight to applied narrow rim. High domes cover engraved and pierced in panels.

Provenance

According to tradition, by 1960s, Mifflin family; 1960s, informally transfered to Rebekah and Ralph Carey, caretakers of the Mifflin estate in Methuen, Mass. when the heir to the Mifflin estate told the Careys to "get rid of the stuff;" 1963, sold by Mrs. Carey (via Anne M. Evans) to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George L. Batchelder Jr., by exchange

About 1740–50

Object Place

Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 482

Dimensions

13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.1079

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware