• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    A SILVER MUG

    MARK OF ANDREW TYLER, BOSTON, CIRCA 1735

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER MUG
    MARK OF ANDREW TYLER, BOSTON, CIRCA 1735
    Cylindrical, with molded lip and base, the hollow handle with a flat back and turned up tongue terminal, engraved The Gift of Hannah Stone To The first Church of Beverly 1735, marked twice on body
    4¼ in. high; 10 oz.


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    Provenance

    Hannah Stone (c. 1667-1746/7) married Jonathan Stone in 1706 and died a widow in 1746/7. She was buried in the Old South Burial Ground in Beverly.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE FIRST PARISH CHURCH IN BEVERLY


    Literature

    E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of American Churches, 1913, p. 16, illus. pl. VI, no. 11
    Patricia Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 941