SOLD - An Early American Silver Porringer

SOLD - An Early American Silver Porringer

Boston, MA, c. 1740 by Jacob Hurd

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Description

The engraved monograms are those of Stephen Clapp (1677-1756), his wife Temperance Gorham (1678-1768), and their daughter Rachel Clapp Leonard (17011783).<br /><br />

Provenance:<br />
Stephen and Temperance Clapp, Bristol County, Massachusetts, to their daughter.<br />
Rachel Clapp Leonard, Boston, Massachusetts<br />
Acquired Ginsburg & Levy, New York, by 1955.<br />
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.<br /><br />

Literature:<br />
Hollis French, "Jacob Hurd and His Sons Nathaniel and Benjamin, Silversmiths, 1702-1781", 1941.<br />
Patricia E. Kane, "Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers", 1998, 598.

Dimensions

Size Length: 7.63 in.
Weight 8 oz. 14 dwt.
Stock No V9929

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