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Marks

Marked to right of handle "A T" in small, fat, somewhat crude letters, below a crown and over a device (fleur-de-lys?), all within a sheld shape that is rounded at top and bottom. Similar to that found on tankard 250.1.1981. Also marked under base "A T" and same devices, but seemingly in an ellipse.

Provenance

Early history unknown; Isaac and Elizabeth /Storer) Smith, m. 1746; their son William, m. Hannah Carter, 1787; their son Thomas, m. Frances Barnard, 1831; their daughter Frances, m.Thomas Davis Townsend 1854; their son Charles Wendell, father of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

about 1720

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 115

Accession Number

37.568

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware