Rattle (Child's rattle)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Joseph Richardson Sr. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1734-1750

  • Materials:

    Silver; Coral

  • Museum Object Number:

    1956.0560


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1956.0560

Object Name

Rattle (Child's rattle)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Joseph Richardson Sr. (Maker)
9/17/1711-1784

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1734-1750

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; ;

Materials

Silver; Coral

Dimensions (inches)

5.62 (L)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.29 (L)

Measurement Notes

Weight: (silver only) 1 0z. 6 p.w. 9 gr.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: p. 423-424, no. 438
[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Information on the maker and examples of marks, pp. 356-357.
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1974 Joseph Richardson and Family: Philadelphia Silversmiths.
Information on the Richardson family of Philadelphia.
[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 144, 145, pl. 31