Small, flat square tray with indented corners and raised, conforming, coved edge on four cast scroll feet. Engraved at obverse center is an armorial device consisting of a coat of arms Argent, three eagles with wings displayed elevated on bend gules, surmounted by a closed helmet and crest of an eagle with wings displayed elevated, all surrounded by a fishscale pattern edged with leafy scrolls. Obverse struck near edge below armorial device "IHURD" in raised slanted roman letters in a curvilinear surround.

Date Made: ca 1754

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Roxbury

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Estate of Arthur Michael

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.383527Catalog Number: 383527Accession Number: 162866

Object Name: tray

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.335 cm x 13.6525 cm


Record Id: nmah_300899

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.