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Provenance

Buhler Entry: Nathaniel Carter, m. Mary Beck, Newburyport, 1742; their daughter Hannah (1764-1836), m. William Smith; their daughter Elizabeth Storer Smith (1789-1859), m. Edward Cruft; descended in the family to the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estates of the Misses Eunice McLellan and Frances Cordis Cruft

About 1745–50

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 238

Dimensions

18.89 cm (7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.379

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware