Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Buhler, 1972 No. 7
13.18 cm (5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Porringer size. Flat handle, rectangluar in section with broad straight tip, tapers to V-shaped drop on back of elliptical bowl.
"IH" on back of handle
ID with fleur-de-lis below in heart-shaped punch in bowl
Purchased from Mrs. Ann R. Woodall, whose father had found the spoon in the foundations of a building when and where the Salem Post Office was built in the late nineteenth century. Purchased April 1939 for $250.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund