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A creampot of raised urn form with drawn lip, applied band with beading on slightly shaped rim and under lip. High scroll handle (misshapen), affixe dover rim with scroll, has edges of cut beads from shoulder to slightly above tapering tip affixed for an inch to the body slightly above the high...

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Inscription

Engraved in later script, not quite under center of lip: "C. L. and C.B. Rogers" Scratch weight of "5 16" on bottom.

Marks

Apparently unmarked.

Provenance

Original owner unknown; before 1914, owned by the Misses Catherine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers, as indicated by the engraving on the front (Accession Date November 5, 1914)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catherine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

about 1790–1800

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 446

Dimensions

Overall: 17cm (6 11/16in.) Troy weight: 5 troy ounces, 14 dwt

Accession Number

14.900

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware