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The raised barrel-shaped beaker has a narrow gadrooned band at the foot and a lightly everted lip

Inscription

Engraved in script on body of vessel, "The New North Religious Society / - to - / Ephraim Eliot / - Their Treasurer from 1794-1817 -" On bottom: "J.F.E. / 1827 / J.E. 1882 A.R.E. 1909"

Marks

"HOBBS" in rectangle and eagle facing right in serrated circle

Provenance

Early history unknown.

Credit Line

Donated by Mrs. Kathryn Homes Yezek and Mrs. Nancy Holmes Maxfield in memory of Mary Reno Eliot and Alice Rebecca Eliot

about 1817

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

8.5 x 5.8 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.740

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware