Shallow bowl, sides curve to stepped flat base. Center point in bowl. High scroll handles, wrought and chased in spirals and three upright lines, give the effect of twisted wire. Mended at each handle and twice on rim.
Engraved on bottom --G-/-I+A-
IH star below in heart, RS sun above in shaped sheild (larger than IH mark)
Rev. Joseph (Harvard College 1669) and Ann (Waldron) Gerrish, m. before 1673; by descent to Dr. Samuel Abbott Green; Nov 21, 1906, lent by Dr. Green to MFA; 1919, bequest of Dr. Green to MFA. (Accession date: Dec 4, 1919)
Bequest of Samuel Abbott Green