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Cann

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
DATES ca. 1770
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (13.0 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm) weight (approximately): 403.73 grams (plus or minus .10)
MARKINGS Struck on bottom in script, in conforming rectangle: "Myers" Engraved on bottom with monogram: "HRC", the R raised above the line.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.24
CREDIT LINE Gift of Ann Walker Gaffney
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver cann; pear-shaped body with plain, flared lip on applied, splayed, stepped foot. Double scroll handle with oval pads at upper and lower junctures, short strut at lower juncture and cast acanthus decoration at grip; forked scroll terminal below lower juncture.
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