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This pitcher has a seamed bulbous body with inset base. A deep V-spout with foliate decoration is set into the neck. Repousséd and chased landscapes and flowers surround the lower body. The flat conforming cover follows the upward curve of the spout and features repousséd and chased floral...

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Inscription

"AKL" engraved in old English letters in a reserve below the spout. “Abbott and Katharine Lawrence 1844 22 oz 4 dwts” in script engraved inside applied foot ring.

Marks

"SAML KIRK / S K / 11.OZ" stamped in uppercase Roman letters in oblongs on the bottom.

Provenance

Abbott and Katharine Lawrence, probably m. 1844; by descent through the Lamb family to sisters Aimée Lamb (1893 – 1989) and Rosamond Lamb (1898 – 1989), the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

1830–46

Object Place

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

217, Falino and Ward

Dimensions

20.7 x 18.5 x 13.5 cm (8 1/8 x 7 5/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1348

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware