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Provenance

Probably Priscilla Appleton (d. 1724), m. Rev. Robert Ward 1722; her brother Rev. Nathaniel Appleton (1693-1784) of Cambridge, m. 1719 Margaret, daughter of Rev. Henry and Mercy (Greenough) Gibbs of Watertown; their daughter Margaret, m. Rev.Joshua Prentiss of Holliston; their great-granddaughter, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. Edward Beede

1710–20

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 61

Dimensions

Overall (h x dia.): 8.3 x 5.2 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.88

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware