Artist John Burt, American, 1692 - 1746
Title
  • Porringer
  • Écuelle (alternate title)
Date between ca. 1725 and 1745
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 2 × 7 7/8 × 5 3/8 inches (5.1 × 20 × 13.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 31.21
Department American Art before 1950
On View American, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Maker's mark, stamped on face of handle, italic capitals in a cartouche: J. BURT
Inscriptions Engraved, on base, contemporary initials: ASR
1931-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA, XII, 6 (March 1931).