Spout cup

1680–1700
Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 16

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 8.1 cm (5 1/4 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.221

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Rounded body, large straight neck, ribbed base and rim. Flat cover with moulded finial, small close spout, 2 ribbed strap handles.

Inscription

Engraved H/DE

Markings

Marked ID in heart, fleur-de-lis below

Provenance

Initials are for Daniel and Elizabeth (Gerrish) Henchman, m. 1713; by descent to John Hancock (1); bought by Bendamin Waldo Lamb from Hancock's estate; by descent to Horatio Appleton Lamb (2);1911, lent by Mr Lamb to the MFA; 1912 returned; 1912, re-lent; 1913, returned; 1917, re-lent; 1917, returned; by 1919, descent to his wife; 1919, lent by Mrs. Lamb; 1921, returned; 1922, re-lent; 1924, returned; 1935, re-lent; 1941, gift of Mrs. Lamb to the MFA. (Accession date: April 10, 1941)

1: To their daughter Lydia (1714-177), m. 1730 Thomas Hancock (d. 1764); his nephew John Hancock.
2: To his daughter Rosanna, m. Joseph Warren Revere; to her cousin, Horatio Lamb.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb