Overall: 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 16.8 x 11.7 x 16.5 cm )
Silver Weight: 25 oz (troy) 5 dwt (785 g)
Wrought silver cann; baluster-shaped body on a circular molded foot; molded rib around the lower body; plain, molded band applied around the rim; s-scroll handle with an acanthus leaf thumbpiece, lower terminus joins to a forked, c-scroll joint; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Maker's mark: stamped on base and below lip to right of handle: "B. WOODCOCK" conforming
George Read (1733-1798), who married Gertrude Ross (1732-1802); to their son William Read (1767-1846), who married Anne McCall (1772-1845); to their daughter Mary Read (1799-1875), who married Coleman Fisher (1793-1857); to their daughter Elizabeth Rhodes Fisher (1828-1878), who married Eugene Augustus Livingston (1813-1893); to their son Richard Montgomery Callendar Livingston (1861-1945); to his cousin Goodhue Livingston (1867-1951), the donor.
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