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This raised pitcher has a wide mouth, applied lip and foot, and cast handle. Hammer marks are evident.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING,” “S. EK” within a conforming ellipse, and “1907” struck incuse on bottom. Ada Mark * F4370

Provenance

Descended in the family of silversmith George C. Gebelein (1878 – 1945), who worked with Ek at Handicraft Shop. Purchased from the estate of J. Herbert Gebelein (1906 – 1986), George’s son, with funds provided by the donor.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Gertrude S. Atwood

1907

Object Place

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

8.1 x 11.2 x 8 cm (3 3/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.72

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware