SOLD - An Early American Silver Child's Cann

SOLD - An Early American Silver Child's Cann

Boston, MA, c. 1790 by Ebenezer Moulton

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Description

This is one of the rarest things we have had in a long time, a true child's mug in American silver. Front engraved ECG in script, base engraved with block initials MGC.<br /><br />

Provenance:<br />
James H. Halpin<br />
Christie's, January 1993, lot 96<br /><br />

Exhibited:<br />
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Art from American Collections 1963<br /><br />

Literature:<br />
Kernan, American Miniature Silver Antiques, Cec. 1961, fig. 4, p. 568<br />
James Biddle, American Art from American Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963, fig. 119, p. 58

Dimensions

Size Height: 3 in. (7.62 cm.)
Weight 3 oz.
Stock No V8913

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