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M/RS

Marks

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

Provenance

Sarah Standish Payne (1639-1726); by descent to Harriet A Hill (1); July 9, 1914, lent by Miss Hill to MFA; 1915, gift of Miss Hill to MFA. (Accession date: July 15, 1915) 1: Sarah (Winslow) Standish Payne, third marriage 1672 to Richard Middlecott; their daughter Sarah (b. 1678), m. Louis Boucher 1702; their daughter Sarah (b. 1705), m. John Foye; their daughter Elizabeth (b. 1735), m. David Munroe of Lexington, Massachusetts; their daughter Abigail (b. 1771), m. Willard Brigham of Marlborough, Massachusetts; their daughter Abigail (b. May 22, 1807) married at Rindge, New York, October 12, 1836, to Joseph Hill, West Cambridge, Massachusetts; their daughter Harriet A Hill.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Harriet A. Hill in memory of Her Mother, Abigail Brigham Hill

about 1690

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 66

Dimensions

19.37 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.913

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware