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Creamer, part of five-piece coffee and tea service

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The creamer is raised into a fluted, urn-shaped form having an elliptical base. The vessel is soldered to a short stem with a splayed, round foot secured to a square plinth. The creamer has a cast handle. Bright-cut engraving throughout in the colonial revival style consists of swagged...

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Inscription

On the body to right of handle, "N. T." is engraved in clear roman letters; the date "November 22, 1929" appears in script on the base of the circular foot.

Marks

Under one corner of the plinth is stamped "Gebelein" in a shaped cartouche / "STERLING" in roman letters; under another corner, "Boston" is stamped in italics.

Provenance

Given anonymously by the original owner.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Arts and crafts period, 1929

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

col rev

Dimensions

16 x 6.3 x 11.5 cm (6 5/16 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.781

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware