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Toy Caudle Cup

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Miniature. Bottom soldered on (mended?) scratched BS. Curved sides, straight neck, scratch strap scroll handles (one broken). Domed cover with turned finial (bent) Considerably dented. Set with 285-7.46.

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

about 1685

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 27

Dimensions

4 x 5.7 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.958

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware