Cann

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1755/85

Artist:

John Bayly
American, active 1754–1783
Philadelphia

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 167

Artist

John Bayly

Title

Cann

Origin

Philadelphia

Date

1755–1785

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Marked "IB" in oval to left and to right of handle at rim; engraved on front: "The Gift of Abram Kinsey/to Ann Erwin/after the/Evacuation of Philadelphia/by the British/A.D 1778"; engraved on bottom in script: "Robert E. Gray";

Dimensions

12.7 × 13.3 × 8.9 cm (5 × 5 1/4 × 3 1/2 in.); 398 g

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1949.493

Extended information about this artwork

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