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Cream pot (part of a six-piece service)

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The reeded kylix-shaped lower body is spun and joined to the concave shoulder and slender neck by an egg-and-dart decorated stamped band. A flat-chased Greek-key design with additional floral motifs above rings the shoulder of the upper part. The hollow cast C-scrolled handles curve above the...

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"EGB / EAG" engraved in entwined letters within a medallion on the concave shoulder.


“JONES, SHREVE, BROWN & CO. / STERLING” incuse; twice with an incuse eagle flanking “BOSTON” in a rectangle; above “R. & W.” incuse, all struck on bottom of each Rogers & Wendt piece.


Elizabeth Ann Goddard (1829 – 1910) m. Thomas Perkins Shepard (1817 – 1877) of Salem, Massachusetts, in 1856 in Providence, Rhode Island; to their son William Binney Jr. (1858 – 1921) and his wife, Harriet D’Costa Rhodes; to their daughter Elizabeth Goddard Binney (b. 1893), whose monogram was inscribed on piece probably about 1915, when she m. Barnes Newberry of Rhode Island. Descended to their son William Binney Newberry (b. 1928), who placed the service at auction. In 1998 it was purchased by dealer Spencer Marks and therafter purchased by the Museum.

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Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians, other friends, and the Curator's Fund in memory of Harry H. Schnabel, Jr.

about 1857

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


17.5 x 12.5 x 10.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

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Silver hollowware