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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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Silver Cann

$4,920$4,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Silver Cann, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1735, baluster form with scrolled handle and molded foot, the front engraved with a scrolled coat of arms, the bottom engraved "M/TE," marked "HURD" (Kane mark C) in a sunken cartouche next to the handle, approx. 11.8 troy oz., ht. 4 3/4 in.

Note: Kane documents two Jacob Hurd canns with the same touchmark made for Thaddeus and Elizabeth (Sewell) Mason. See Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (Yale University Art Gallery: New Haven, 1998), pp. 588-89.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Scattered surface blemishes caused from tarnish.


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Keywords

Patricia E. Kane, Jacob Hurd, Thaddeus Mason, Elizabeth (Sewell) Mason, Hurd, Kane, Thaddeus