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Papboat

Object Number: 
1937.196
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 14.6 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: underside of the handle: "TENNEY" in a rectangle over "251 B.WAY" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver papboat; oval, boat-shaped body with a flat bottom, plain, applied band around the rim and a long pouring lip; applied, flat baluster-shaped handle; maker's marks on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This papboat descended to the donor through Mrs. Jonanthan Dayton Williamson (Sally Shute), Louise Williamson and Louise Schermerhorn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Provenance: 
Descended through Mrs. Jonathan Dayton Williamson (Sally Shute), Louise Williamson, and Louise Schermerhorn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group