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Straight tapering sides, moulded base & rim; flat top with serrated edge, reeded shoulder and chased border. Scroll handle embossed with fruit and flowers, rat-tail drop, cherub's head tip, reeded hinge, dolphin and mask purchase.


on bottom TKT, AL and "Came into possession..."


HH in shaped punch twice on cover and twice on side


Early history unknown. (1) By descent to Sally Pickman Loring Dwight (1859-1913); May 5, 1916 lent by the Estate of Sally Pickman Dwight; May 17, 1918, transferred to the estate of their son Lawrence Dwight (1896-1918); June 28, 1918, returned to estate of Lawrence Dwight; by descent to his cousin; March 17, 1920, lent by Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA; 1931, gift of Mr and Mrs Dudley Leavitt Pickman to MFA. (Accession date: May 7, 1931) 1: AL may be for Abigail Lindall, daughter of Timothy and Mary (Verin) Lindall, who m. in 1704, as his second wife, Benjamin Pickman II; their grandson Benjamin IV (1740-1819) m Mary Wiloughby (1744-1817); Benjamin IV's son Thomas (1773-1817), m. second Sophia Palmer (1786-1862); their daughter Mary Toppan (1816-1878), m. Dr. George Bailey Loring, 1851; their daughter Sally Pickman Loring (1859-1913), m. Theodore F. Dwight.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman

about 1700

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 64


Overall (h x dia. of base): 17.8 x 13.2 cm (7 x 5 3/16 in.); Other (dia. of lip): 11.1cm (4 3/8in.); Weight: 26 oz., 5 dwt.

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Silver hollowware