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Straight tapering sides, moulded base with stamped ornament above. Flat cover, rim shaped at front, wavy lines on hinge, scroll handle and corkscrew purchase, mask-on-shield tip. Broken at cover rim.

Marks

Marked three times on cover and once indistinctly near rim IN in heart, worn at base of punches.

Provenance

Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; 1939, lent by Dr. Clymer to the MFA; 1956, by inheritance to his wife; 1957, gift of Mrs. Clymer to the MFA. (Accession date: Jan 10, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer

about 1700

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 512

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.42

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware