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Child's Porringer

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Inscription

"IQ / to / HQ"

Marks

"HOMES' in long oval on back of handle

Provenance

Josiah Quincy to his daughter-in-law Hannah, wife of Samuel Quincy, or to their daughter Hannah (1763-1839), m. Aaron Hill (1758-1830), Harvard 1776. 1970, bequest of Miss Grace W. Treadwell to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of Miss Grace W. Treadwell

1740–70

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 545; Kane p. 563

Dimensions

3.7 x 15.9 cm (1 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.404

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware