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Creamer (part of coffee and tea service)

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The creamer has a flared lip and one handle; there has been a repair to the handle at the junction with the body.

Inscription

"A E H" in shaded Old English capitals engraved, possibly later, on side.

Marks

"J.Sayre" in script in shaped cartouche struck on underside.

Provenance

According to the donor, the original owner was Anne Erwin (1803-1854), wife of Henry Hitchcock (1792-1839); to their son Ethan Allen Hitchcock (1835-1909) and Margaret Collier, m. 1869; to their daughter, Anne Erwin Hitchcock (1875-1960) and Admiral William S. Sims, m. 1905; to their daughter Anne Sims Morrison (b. 1914), nee Anne Hitchcock Sims, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Sims Morison in memory of my mother, Mrs. William S. Sims

about 1815

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

16.19 x 15.24 x 6.67 cm (6 3/8 x 6 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.293.5

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware