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Plate, silver washed on copper. Circular with slightly domed center; wide rim embossed with rather coarse floral design, dots near edges.


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

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Silver hollowware