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Marks

Initials "EW" above a fleur-de-lis in a shaped shield

Provenance

Early History unknown; Moses Gill (1733-1800) and his second wife, Rebecca Boylston, m. 1773; found in 1955 in the possession of the late Mrs. William R. Jennison, Fitchburg, Mass., from whose estate it was bought in January 1955 for $200.

Credit Line

Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Fund

About 1710–30

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 73

Accession Number

55.8

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware