Pap Boat

Description
Plain, raised, small handleless and rimless elongated bowl with wide, curved, U-shaped spout and slight peak at back edge; flat bottom, no foot ring. Bottom underside struck once "N.VERNON." in raised roman letters in a sawtooth rectangle.
Maker is Nathaniel Vernon (1777-1843) of Charleston, SC; working after 1802 (appears in Charleston directories as Vernon & Co. and N. Vernon & Co.).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1800-1825
place made
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
DL.383593
catalog number
383593
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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