Cann

Object Number: 
1950.342b
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) 14 dwt (302 g)
Marks: 
engraved: center front: Bancker family crest, two expanded wings stamped: on base: "B R" in an ellipse
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.
Gallery Label: 
Engraved with the Bancker family crest.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
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