3236
3236
An American Silver Porringer, Josiah Austin, Boston, circa 1760
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
3236
An American Silver Porringer, Josiah Austin, Boston, circa 1760
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver Porringer, Josiah Austin, Boston, circa 1760
of typical form with keyhole handle, engraved on handle with contemporary initials F over R*M, the circumference of the bowl and base engraved with presentation inscriptions
marked in center of bowl I. Austin in rectangle (Kane mark A)
length 7 1/4 in.
18.4cm
7oz 4dwt
224g
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Literature

Antiques, August 1966, Vol. 90, p. 151
Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewellers, 1998, p.156

Catalogue Note

The inscription on the side reads: "Ebenezer Austin Born July 9. 1746.  Martha Austin Twycross June 24.1781.  Ebenezer Austin Twycross Nov. 21. 1809".  The inscription on the base reads: "Elizabeth Austin Beedle March 18, 1843".

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York