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Object Name: Milk pot
Date: 1766-1769
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 5 x 2 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. ( 12.7 x 6.4 x 11.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Raised silver milk pot; inverted pear-shaped body with a flared rim and extended triangular pouring lip; applied rope molding around the rim; cast, circular stepped foot and incurved circular pedestal; rope molding applied around the edge of the foot; cast, open s-scroll on c-scroll handle; engraved, "P S/ 1761" in bright-cut script; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: Bequest of Major Philip Schuyler
Object Number: 1915.25
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Marks: engraved: center front: "P S/ 1761" in bright-cut script stamped: on the base: "S Coley" in script, conforming

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This milk pot originally belonged to General Philip Schulyer (1733-1804).

Provenance:

Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), who married Catherine Van Rensselaer (1734-1803); probably to their son Philip Jeremiah (1768-1835), who married (2nd) Mary Anna Sawyer (1781-1852); to their son George Lee Schuyler (1811-1890), who married Eliza Hamilton (1811-1863); to their son Philip Schuyler (1836-1906), the donor.