Caudle cup (one of a pair)
John Burt (American, 1692/93–1745/46)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 10.1 x 17.5 cm, 0.3 kg (4 x 6 7/8 in., 0.66 lb.)
Medium or Technique
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This two raised and undecorated gourd-shaped vessels has a flaring rim. Two cast scrolled handles are affixed at rim and sides.
Engraved in shaded roman letters "M + Church Plate . 1728" on base near center point, with evidence of scribbled guidelines.
Marked "I.BURT" within a shaped rectangle on base above center point.
1991, Gift of the First Church in Malden, Congregational.
Gift of the First Church in Malden, Congregational