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Straight tapering sides, moulded rim and base. Stepped flat domed cover has wide rim serrated at front. Scroll handle, grooved with slight scroll below, rat-tail drop, moulded hinge, shaped shield tip, dolphin and mask purchase.

Inscription

Engraved on bottom T/I*E and in later script S. Carter

Marks

EW in rectangle on cover and at left of handle

Provenance

Original owner unknown. 1934, bequest of Annie Bolton MAtthews Bryant to the MFA. (Accession date: Feb 1, 1934)

Credit Line

Bequest of Annie Bolton Matthews Bryant

about 1700

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 30

Dimensions

15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

34.32

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware