Child's Porringer

1740–70
William Homes, Sr. (1716/17–1785)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 545; Kane p. 563

Dimensions

3.7 x 15.9 cm (1 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.404

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Inscription

"IQ / to / HQ"

Markings

"HOMES' in long oval on back of handle

Provenance

Josiah Quincy to his daughter-in-law Hannah, wife of Samuel Quincy, or to their daughter Hannah (1763-1839), m. Aaron Hill (1758-1830), Harvard 1776. 1970, bequest of Miss Grace W. Treadwell to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of Miss Grace W. Treadwell