Beaker

slightly flaring lip, cylindrical sides, vertical gadrooning on curved section above very slightly stepped base encircled by molded baseband. Center point on bottom, between initials.

Inscription

Engraved on bottom: the: gifft / of / [pellet]E[pellet]B[pellet] / -

Marks

ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on side

Provenance

Probably Edward Brattle (1670-1619), a founder of the Brattle St. Church; following the dissolution of the church, the silver was given to the Museum in 1913 by the Benevolent Fraternity of Churches.

Credit Line

Gift of the Benevolent Fraternity of Churches

Beaker

Boston, Massachusetts
Dimensions
Overall: 11.4 x 9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver
Classification
Silver hollowware
Catalogue Raisonné
Buhler, 1972, No. 24
Accession Number
13.400
Not on view

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