Myer Myers (American, 1723–1795). <em>Cann</em>, ca. 1770. Silver, 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.  (13.0 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ann Walker Gaffney, 1999.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.24.jpg)


Artist:Myer Myers

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

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)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1999.24

Image: CUR.1999.24.jpg,

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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