Silver Cann, Jacob Hurd, Boston, Massachusetts, second quarter 18th century, baluster form with scroll handle and molded foot, handle with engraved monogram "S/AM," marked "HURD" in a sunken cartouche at rim and on base, ht. 4 7/8 in., approx. 11.8 troy oz.
Note: Patricia E. Kane documents a Jacob Hurd porringer with the same monogram, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), p. 597.
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