Porringer

1690–1700
Edward Webb (American, born in England, 1666–1718)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 28

Accession Number

42.259

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Manning House (Gallery LG36)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Everted rim, curved sides, slightly domed bottom. Geometric handle

Inscription

on handle engraved IB, in script on bottom: Johanna Buttler ye: 16th: 9mo: 1708

Markings

EW in rectangle in bowl and indistinctly on back of handle

Provenance

Johanna Butler, m. Joseph Woods in January, 1729. About 1928 bought by Mr and Mrs Philip Spalding in New Bedford; 1919, 1942, gift of Mrs. Spalding and children to MFA. (Accession date: April 9 and 16, 1942)

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