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Mustard Pot

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This is a mustard pot in the shape of a tankard with a replaced blue liner. The base is ornamented with a gadrooned border. The body is pierced with interlaced quatrafoil designs. The flattened scroll handle is topped by a fleur-de-lis thumbpiece. The lid is encircled by incised lines and is cut...

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Marks

Meyers in script within a conforming punch

Provenance

April 11, 1973, sold by Firestone and Parsons Jewelers, Boston to MFA.

Credit Line

Marion Davis Fund

Modern, in the style of about 1780

Object Place

New York, United States

Dimensions

7.6 x 9.2 x 9 cm (3 x 3 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.175

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware