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.

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.

Note

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

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