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The low raised vessel sits on a molded ring foot and features an applied rounded rim. A cast acanthus-leaf and scrolled handle is applied to the rim and side.

Inscription

"Susan Ward" is engraved in upper and lowercase script under the rim of the bowl opposite the handle.

Marks

Stamped "HADDOCK" twice on the bottom in rectangles, the second stamp covers all but the first letter of the first, so that it appears to read "H Haddock," stamped "BOSTON" in a rectangle; "Coin" is struck incuse in italic-style upper and lowercase letters near the stamped marks. Ada Mark * F4719

Provenance

Susan Nahum Ward (b. 1845) and Lyman Jabez Clark (b. 1835), m. 1866; to their children Mabel Gurney Clark (b. 1870) and Francis Lyman Clark (b. 1877), the donors. Bearing the mark Haddock used during the decade he worked alone, 1848-1859, this cup was probably presented to Susan Ward as a young child.

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel Gurney Clark and F. Lyman Clark in memory of their mother, Susan Ward Clark

about 1850

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

6.5 x 12.4 x 9.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.514

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware