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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

Status

On View, Gallery 167

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

John Bayly

Title

Cann

Place

Philadelphia (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1755–1785

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Marked to left and right of handle at rim, in oval: IB Engraved on front in script: 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.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1949.493

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