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Cream pitcher

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The pitcher has a bulbous body, narrow neck, and cast circular molded foot. A scrolled handle with grip is attached opposite the lip. The body of the pitcher is decorated with stippled foliate repouseé-chased decoration that extends around the entire body. The decoration is not symetrical...

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Inscription

" Carrie / from a / Friend. " engraved within a cartouche.

Marks

"Jones, Ball & Co./ Boston / Pure Coin" are each stamped within rectangles on the base. Ada Mark * F4751

Provenance

Mary Caroline Brooks (1829 – 1876) and Benjamin Crackbone Champney (1817 – 1907), m. 1853 in Woburn, Massachusetts; to their granddaughter Alice Brooks Sparks Wendling (d. 1973), the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Alice Brooks Spark Wendling

about 1852

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15.5 x 12.6 x 9.6 cm (6 1/8 x 4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.645

Medium or Technique

Silver; Pure Coin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware