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Cylindrical, moulding at base and rim (bezel broken) and bottom of cover. Bayonet fastening. Turned finial with shaped quatrefoil cut-card below.

Marks

indistinct below slot for fastener

Provenance

Bethiah Shrimpton (1681-1713); by inheritance to her sister Hunt's children; by descent to Mr and Mrs Francis S Dane; 1946, lent by Mr and Mrs Dane to the MFA; 1963, bought from the Danes by the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

1685

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 27

Accession Number

63.957

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware