Broad flat rim with molded edge, engraved with elaborate design of cherub's heads within floral sprays.
CER, later script RP on bottom.
IC fleur-de-lis below in heart on rim
Early history unknown; possibly owned by family of Love Rawlins, wife of Benjamin Pickman III (1707/8-1773); his sister, Rachel Pickman; Love's son Benjamin IV (1740-1819); (1) By descent to Sally Pickman Loring Dwight (1859-1913); May 5, 1916 lent by the Estate of Sally Pickman Dwight; May 17, 1918, transferred to the estate of their son Lawrence Dwight (1896-1918); June 28, 1918, returned to estate of Lawrence Dwight; by descent to his cousin; March 17, 1920, lent by Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA; 1931, gift of Mr and Mrs Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA. (Accession date: May 7, 1931) 1: Benjamin IV's son Thomas (1773-1817), m. second Sophia Palmer (1786-1862); their daughter Mary Toppan (1816-1878), m. Dr. George Bailey Loring, 1851; their daughter Sally Pickman Loring (1859-1913), m. Theodore F. Dwight.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman
- John Coney, English, 1786–1833