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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca.1750-1760
DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (4.8 x 19.7 cm); diameter of top: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom of handle: "JACOB / HURD"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on handle (in script): "P"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
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CAPTION Jacob Hurd (American, 1702-1758). Porringer, ca.1750-1760. Silver, 1 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (4.8 x 19.7 cm); diameter of top: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., 81.177.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 81.177.1_mark_bw.jpg)
IMAGE mark, 81.177.1_mark_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porringer, silver. Deep circular bowl with one step; perforated flowered handle. Condition: Good; unevenness along top by handle, minor scratches throughout.
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