Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 x 5 in. ( 10.5 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm )
Wrought silver cann; baluster-shaped body on a circular molded foot; plain, molded band applied around the rim; double-scroll handle with a scrolled acanthus leaf thumbpiece, lower terminus forked; engraved on the base, "D * VV" in block letters; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Inscription: engraved on the base: "D * VV" in block letters
Maker's marks: stamped on the base: "DCF" in an oval besides, "N:/ YORK" in a cartouche
Purchased from the dealers Ginsburg & Levy of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. in 1948; loaned by Belknap to Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1948.
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