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Beaker

about 1700

Jeremiah Dummer, American, 1645–1718 American


Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.400

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

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] / -

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