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Creamer, of three-piece tea service

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The service, made of heavy-gauge silver, is composed of raised elliptical forms of two different sizes. Softly modulated planishing marks are visible. The creamer displays a deep V-shaped spout with an applied lip; the rim of the creamer continues uninterrupted across the spout. Hollow, seamed,...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“MR [conjoined within a square] / STERLING / HAND WROUGHT” struck incuse on base.

Provenance

The donor, a longtime friend of the artist, received the tea service in 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of John E. Goodman

1939

Object Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

5.6 x 16.9 x 9 cm (2 3/16 x 6 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.61

Medium or Technique

Silver and ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware