American Silver Two-Handled Cup
John Coney, Boston, circa 1687
Tapering cylindrical form with molded foot and two later scroll handles, the body engraved Ex dono Wm Browne senr Esque. Height 5 1/8 inches, approximately 11 ounces.
Provenance: First Church, Salem Massachusetts, 1687
Christie's New York January 18, 2007 either lot 63 or 64
Literature: E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of American Churches, 1913, p. 419, illus. pl. CXXVII
Hermann Frederick Clarke, John Coney, Silversmith 1655-1722, 1932, cat. no. 6
Patricia Kane, Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 322
C Estate of a New York Lady
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