Narrow slightly everted rim, curved sides, slight step slants to domed base. Center point in bowl. Geometric handle pierced in quatrefoils, circles, and shaped holes (resoldered at broken rim); three circles punched in tip at front and back. Edge of domed base broken opposite handle.
S/EP on handle away from bowl
ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on back of handle and step of bowl
Perhaps Erasmus Stevens, m. Persis Bridge, September 1707: subsequent history unknown.
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
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 18
Overall (h x dia of lip): 4.9 x 13.2 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Other (handle): 6.7cm (2 5/8in.); Weight: 8 oz., 5 dwt.
Medium or Technique