User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Porringer

Start collecting

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Early history unknown (see Notes); Mary Jackson, m. Oliver Wendell 1762; their daughter Sarah, wife of Rev. Abiel Holmes (Harvard 1792); their son Oliver Wendell; his son Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes; his nephew edward Jackson Holmes.

Credit Line

The Edward Jackson Holmes Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

About 1730–40

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 178

Accession Number

65.387

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware