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The silver-mounted coconut or other tropical nut has an applied concave silver rim with band. A scalloped decorative edge below the rim is secured to the nut in two places. A beaded and gadrooned foot with an applied foot rim rises to a seamed stem having a similar band of applied beading. A...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Marked "I [pellet] P" in roman letters within a rectangle under base, and less distinctly on rim.

Provenance

Early history unknown. Purchased from Mr. Everett A. Young, Coes and Young, Boston, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Marion E. Davis Fund

about 1750

Object Place

Probably Annapolis, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 17.2 x 8.8 cm, 0.23 kg (6 3/4 x 3 7/16 in., 0.51 lb.)

Accession Number

68.57

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware