Slightly tapering sides curving at base to depressed bottom (dented). Rope handles in scroll form, circular in section, have freestanding tips, lower tips flattened. Battered and one handle bend.
Engraved IL on bottom
ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on side
1917, lent by Philip spalding; 1924, returned; 1928, relent; 1940, transfered to Mrs. Spalding; 1942, gift of Mrs. Spalding and children to MFA. (Accession date: April 9 and 16, 1942)
The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding
- Jeremiah Dummer, American, 1645–1718