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Cream pitcher

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the squat pear-shaped jug is raised from sheet and rests on a broad splayed foot. A high reeded handle is joined to the rim, which has a broad pouring lip.

Inscription

Engraved on front in monogram, EEHD

Marks

Under foot, maker's mark AP (Grimwade 78); sovereign's head, date letter r; leopard's head crowned; lion passant.

Provenance

According to tradition, Elizabeth Derby West (1762-1814), Salem, massachusetts, by descent to Richard Edwards, Gift of Richard Edwards, June 7, 1972.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Edwards

early 19th century

  • Maker EEHD, Possibly English
Object Place

England (probably)

Dimensions

15.56 x 10.79 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.) Weight: 189 gm (6 oz 2 dwt)

Accession Number

1972.520

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware