The raised vessel with pear-shaped body is ornamented with a cast broken-scroll handle and scalloped rim; the whole is supported by three cabriole legs with hoof-shaped feet.
"R / W S" and "M TE" (conjoined) in roman letters engraved on bottom
"H&M" in rectangle and "N-York" in a shaped cartouche stuck on bottom
Original owners unknown. Allenn Rabineau (1808-1893) and his wife, Mary Frances Zabriskie (1810-1863). By descent from Mabel Buncher Penny to her daughter, Elizabeth Penny Hart; to her neice,Gretchen Kramer Wagner; to her sister, Patricia Kramer Welte; March 28, 1900, gift by Patricia Kramer Welte to MFA.
Gift of Patricia Kramer Welte