November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 56
 

56

A silver caudle cup
Jeremiah Dummer (1645-1718), Boston, MA, circa 1680

Shaped handles, the underside engraved with monogram "WMA," marked to body.

H: 3 1/2 in. L: 6 1/2 in. (including handles) Dia: 3 3/4 in. (diameter of bowl), Weight: 8.145 oz. t.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1989
Collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt: Highly Important American Silver, January 24, 2015, lot 724
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Seattle Art Museum, 1991-1996.

Sold for $27,720
Estimated at $6,000 - $8,000


 

Shaped handles, the underside engraved with monogram "WMA," marked to body.

Provenance

Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1989
Collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt: Highly Important American Silver, January 24, 2015, lot 724
A private New Jersey collection.

Exhibition History

Seattle Art Museum, 1991-1996.

Note

Jeremiah Dummer was the first native-born New England silversmith.

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