Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 14
Overall: 17.9 x 14 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Straight tapering sides, sharply everted rim with incised line below, applied molded baseband. No center point on body; one on cover. Flat stepped cover, plain flange serrated at front and sides flanking hinge plate, under which flange curves (bezel seamed at front). Three-part hinge with rectangular modeled support, its base tangent to step of lid; scroll handle with a relatively short heavy V-drop on body. Wide flat handle surface overhangs on upper handle but no sign of initials. Lower joining and hinge plate resoldered. Inexplicable surface texture.
ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on cover and at left of handle
Buhler Catalogue: Early history unknown: owned by the donor in 1928.
The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding