Raised globular bowl with a flat cover topped by a cast pineapple or berry and an inset, hinged-lid spout placed perpendicular to the baluster-turned handle pinned into a conical socket mounted to a double-domed circular plate; body perforated at spout. Side opposite spout is engraved with a crest depicting a horse's head, facing right with an arrow in its mouth pointed at its breast, rising from a heraldic wreath. Underside of flat bottom is struck once over the centerpoint "JC" in raised script in a rectangle.
Maker is Jonathan Clarke (1706-1766); working in Newport, RI, 1734-1755, and Providence, RI, 1755-1766.
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Object Name
date made
Clarke, Jonathan
Physical Description
wood (handle material)
silver (saucepan; cover; pin material)
overall: 1.2 cm x 22.5 cm x 12.1 cm; 1/2 in x 8 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in
overall, lid: 1 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.255 cm
overall, saucepan: 3 7/8 in x 10 in x 4 7/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 25.4 cm x 12.3825 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Newport
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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