16 June 1999
A PAIR OF SILVER COMMUNION CUPS*
Maker's mark of John Brown, Philadelphia, circa 1811
Each baluster, on molded circular foot, with two leaf-capped double scroll handles, the front engraved with crossed fronds enclosing inscription The first Baptist Church of PHILADa. 1811, marked twice under bases
5.3/8in. high; 32oz. 10dwt.
Brown, John (2)
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