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American Silver Porringer, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Circa 1760

American Silver Porringer, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Circa 1760

American Silver Porringer, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Circa 1760

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American Silver Porringer

Jacob Hurd, Boston

Circa 1760

Typical form with keyhole handle, engraved with early crest of a demi-griffon holding a mallet, the back of the handle also with later monogram EEB, marked on back of handle I.HURD in sloping letters in cartouche.

Length: 7 7/8 inches

20 cm

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Christie's New York, June 17, 1992, lot 53A
Freeman's, Philadelphia, November 14, 2009, lot 52
Patricia Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 599
Maine Antiques Digest, Jan. 2010, illus.
The crest is that of Lynde, probably for Benjamin Lynde, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, b. 1700, m. 1731.

A cann by Jacob Hurd with the Lynde coat of arms is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, illus. Buhler, p. 230, no. 190. A chafing dish by Jacob Hurd engraved with Lynde crest and initials for Benjamin and Mary (Bowles) Lynde is illustrated in Hollis French, 1939, no. 56.