Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718 American)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Buhler, 1972, No. 20
Overall (h x w): 14 x 11.9 cm (5 1/2 x 4 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)
Spool shaped circular body, moulded midband; moulded octagonal base and top separated from spool by bands of reeding. Shallow circular receptacle for salt and four scrolled projections on top. Reeding at bottom.
Engraved R Russell above reeding at bottom, Rebe on edge of top.
I.D fleur-de-lis below in heart in bowl and on side
Early history unknown. 1932, bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler to MFA. (Accession date: Sept 1, 1932)
Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler