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This small pitcher with curved sides is in the standard “barrel” form. Made of rolled and seamed sheet silver, it has an applied triangular spout opposite its applied, hollow, C-shaped handle.

Inscription

L in script engraved on front

Marks

"REVERE" in rectangle on bottom

Provenance

Early history unknown. Placed on loan to the Museum by Miss Helen L. Adams in 1911; transferred to Mrs. William West in 1919; acquired by inheritance in 1962 by the donor, William Westfall of Montclair, New Jersey, and later Hudson, Ohio, and made a gift to the Museum in 1991.

Credit Line

Gift of William Westfall

about 1800

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14.3 x 17.4 x 11.2 cm (5 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1093

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware