The plain oval boat has a slightly everted bead-punched rim and rests on three shell-headed scrolled hoof feet. The leaf-capped double-scrolled handle is mounted to the rim on a shell support. The lower handle mount is surrounded by radiating linear punching.
Engraved in monogram on side, ER.
On underside, maker's mark G&PW (Jackson, 1989ed, p643); Hibernia; harp crowned; date letter D.
Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall