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Milk pot

Object Number: 
1950.344
Date: 
ca. 1765
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 11.7 x 6.7 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on base: "A * B" in block letters stamped: on base: "S T" in script, conforming
Description: 
Wrought silver milk pot; pear-shaped body with a serrated rim and an extended, triangular pouring lip; on three applied, cast cabriole legs with circular junctures and pad feet; double-scroll, strap handle, upper juncture at rim with a rounded drop inside; midrib on top of handle to slight grip, scroll terminal; engraved on base, "A *B" in block letters; maker's mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Provenance: 
Purchased from the dealer Robert Ensko of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap in 1946.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group