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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1961.50
People
Jacob Hurd, American (Charlestown, MA 1702/3 - 1758 Roxbury, MA)
Title
Cann
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1750
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228029
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Technique
Hammered
Dimensions
12.7 x 10.2 cm, 439.42 g (5 x 4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Outside of cann, next to handle near lip, Hurd [in raised letters]. On bottom, inscribed: D [superscript]I S .
Provenance
James Howard Means.
Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1961.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. James H. Means
Accession Year
1961
Object Number
1961.50
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Footed. Handle with thumb rest and decorative end. Hammered. Handle made separately and attached. On outside of cann, elaborate decoration with coat of arms.
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