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Spout Cup

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Globular body, cylindrical neck with incised lines top and bottom, on small molded foot rim. Molded strap handle at right angles to spout, broad at base over small hole, curved tubular tip. Flat stepped cover, incised lines on wide flange; turned finial broad at base. Slight repair indicates a...

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Inscription

C / SE on bottom, 1680 added on side

Marks

ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on bottom and side

Provenance

Initials are for Stephen and Elizabeth (Randall) Codman, m 1674. (1)By descent to Lady Gilbert Carter (Gertrude Parker); gift to her cousin Stephen Russell Hurd Codman and his wife Mary J (Sullivan) Codman; by inheritance to their daughter, Mrs. Eugene C Eppinger; 1963, gift of Mrs. Eppinger to the MFA. (Accession date: March 20, 1963) 1: Stephen Codman, m. Elizabeth Randall, 1674; their son John (1696-1755), m. Parnell Foster; their son John (d. 1792) m. Abigail Asbury; their son John (d. 1803); his son John (d. 1847); his son John (d. 1900); his daugter Mary m. Francis V. Parker; their daughter Gertrude, m. Sir Gilbert Carter.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eugene C. Eppinger in memory of Stephen R.H. and Mary J. Codman

about 1680

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 12

Dimensions

13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.273

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware