- Raised bulbous or bellied cann or mug engraved on top of handle "N / I*E" in shaded serif letters facing in and on front of body "Cap\t. John and Elizabeth North / 1750." in script. Applied molded rim, rounded bottom, and cast domed circular foot. Hollow, double C-scroll handle has a cyma-curved tab upper terminal and domed oval lower terminal with oval attachment and circular vent in underside. Struck once on bottom underside "S•E" in raised serif letters with crown above and fleur-de-lis below, all in a shaped shield. No centerpoint. One of two canns, DL*64.0815A-B.
- Maker is Samuel Edwards (1705-1762) of Boston, MA; from a family of prominent silversmiths: father, John Edwards; brother Thomas Edwards (with whom he worked in partnership); and nephew, Joseph Edwards, Jr.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1750
- Edwards, Samuel
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Boston
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 12.3825 cm x 8.255 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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