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Caudle cup

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This two raised and undecorated gourd-shaped vessels has a flaring rim. Two cast scrolled handles are affixed at rim and sides.

Inscription

Engraved in shaded roman letters "M+ Church Plate 1728" on base, with evidence of scribed guide lines.

Marks

Marked "I. BURT" within a shaped rectangle on base above center point.

Provenance

1991, Gift of the First Church in Malden, Congregational.

Credit Line

Gift of the First Church in Malden, Congregational

about 1728

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 17.1 cm, 0.3 kg (4 1/16 x 6 3/4 in., 0.66 lb.)

Accession Number

1991.498

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware