Cann

Cann
Title
Cann
Date 
ca. 1750
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 x 4 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 x 11.1 cm ) Silver Weight: 9 oz (troy) 8 dwt (293 g)
Description 
Wrought silver cann; baluster-shaped body on a circular molded foot; plain, molded band applied around the rim; cast, s-scroll handle with a plain thumbpiece, rat-tail lower terminus; engraved on the front center with the Bancker family crest, two expanded wings; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Object Number 
1950.342a
Marks 
engraved: center front: Bancker family crest, two expanded wings stamped: on base: "B R" in an ellipse
Gallery Label 
Engraved with the Bancker family crest.
Provenance 
Purchased from the dealer Robert Ensko of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap in 1948.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group