Porringer

About 1730–40
Jacob Hurd (American, 1702 or 1703–1758)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 177

Accession Number

42.238

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Probably a tutorial gift to Henry Flynt who gave or bequeathed it to Hannah Sprague. In his will dated 1758, yet proven only in 1760, he left "the Rest of my chamber furniture, Bed bedding, newuilt & things that I brought from College (except what I shal otherwise dispose of) I give to Mrs. Hannah Sprague wife of Jonathan Sprague my present lind landlady; she continuing so whilst I live".

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding