William Cowell, Sr. (American, 1682 or 1683–1736)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall (h x dia of rim): 7.9 x 8.7 cm (3 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Weight: 4 oz., 14 dwt.
Medium or Technique
Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)
Flaring lip above repousse band of oblique reeding, straight sides, lower half gadrooned, curivng to depressed flat bottom. Scroll handle with slight grips and scrolled tip.
Engraved F/ TW on bottom
WC in oval at left of handle.
1916, lent by Phillip L Spalding to MFA; 1940, transferred to Mrs. Philip Spalding; 1942, given by Katharine Ames Spalding, Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding and Hobart Ames Spalding. (Accession date: April 9 and 16, 1942)
The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding