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Provenance

Conjectured history of ownership begins with Elizabeth Vergoose, m. 1715 Thomas Fleet, printer (1685/6-1758); their son, Thomas (d. 1797), m. Elizabeth ____, her will written 1821, proved 1827 (the inventory included a teapot); their daughter Mary, m. Ephraim Eliot (Harvard College 1780, d. 1827), druggist, grandparents of the donor.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Mary Lincoln Eliot

about 1750

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 194

Accession Number

27.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware