Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
Solid silver punch strainer (LOA 12 1/4"). A wide but shallow, pierced bowl and two serpentine handles. Four original hallmarks appear in the bowl: a lion, bug, "a," and "TD." Engraved on the outer rim are the initials "F E D"; opposite is a small sketch of a deer holding a stag head. English, mid-18th C. date: 1730-1780 more...