Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 18
Overall (h x dia of lip): 4.9 x 13.2 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Other (handle): 6.7cm (2 5/8in.); Weight: 8 oz., 5 dwt.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Narrow slightly everted rim, curved sides, slight step slants to domed base. Center point in bowl. Geometric handle pierced in quatrefoils, circles, and shaped holes (resoldered at broken rim); three circles punched in tip at front and back. Edge of domed base broken opposite handle.
S/EP on handle away from bowl
ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on back of handle and step of bowl
Perhaps Erasmus Stevens, m. Persis Bridge, September 1707: subsequent history unknown.
The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding