3248
3248
An American Silver Spout Cup, Moody Russell, Barnstaple, MA, circa 1750
Estimate
7,00010,000
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3248
An American Silver Spout Cup, Moody Russell, Barnstaple, MA, circa 1750
Estimate
7,00010,000
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Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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An American Silver Spout Cup, Moody Russell, Barnstaple, MA, circa 1750
cylindrical with flaring rim and moulded reeded foot, the body engraved P over IR, the curved spout with heart-shaped aperture, and with reeded double-scroll handle
 marked left of handle MB in rectangle (Kane mark B)
height 3in.
7.7cm
5oz
156g
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Provenance

Museum Silver Shop, Inc. 1963
Sold Sotheby's, New York, The Cornelius Moore Collection of Early American Silver, 31 January 1986, lot 96

Exhibited

Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, MA, 10 March 1963, No. 137
Salve Regina College, Newport, RI, 17 May 1964, No. 137
St. Julia's Women's Club, Weston, MA, 25 May 1966, No. 14

Literature

American Silver 1670-1830, The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, item 105, . 90-9.
Kane, Patricia E., Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 875.

Catalogue Note

Moody Russell (1694-1761) was the son of Jonathan and Martha (Moody) Russell, brother of Joseph, apprenticed to his uncle Edward Winslow, deacon of Barnstaple church in 1740, his nephew Jonathan Otis may have been apprenticed to him.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York