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Provenance

Rev. Jonathan Parsons (1705-1776, Yale 1729), m. Phebe, daughter of Judge John Griswold and sister of the governor of Connecticut; their son Thomas (1739-1772), m. Sarah Sawyer; their daughter Sarah, childless; her sister Anna, m. Fitz William Sargent, son of Winthrop Sargent, in whose memory the silver was given to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Beatrice Constance (Turner) Maynard in memory of Winthrop Sargent

about 1770

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 359

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.1160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware