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A SILVER CREAM JUG
A SILVER CREAM JUG

MARK OF ELIAS PELLETREAU, SOUTHAMPTON, CIRCA 1795

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A SILVER CREAM JUG
Mark of Elias Pelletreau, Southampton, circa 1795
Baluster form, on domed circular foot, the everted rim with beaded border and twisted scroll handle and bright-cut spout, the domed cover with bright-cut border, the body engraved with monogram RM, marked on shoulder
6¼in. high; 6oz. 10dwt.
Provenance
Turnbull Estate, Binghamton

Lot Essay

Elias Pelletreau's account book entry of 17 March, 1795, in the East Hampton Free Library lists a cream pot for widow Rebekah Miller of East Hampton/Bridgehampton. The account book records £3 6s for silver and £2 9s for fashioning.
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