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Raised pear-shaped body with floral and foliate repouseé chasing on a molded, domed foot with repouseé chasing, stamped oval beaded bands at the three joints, flared cylindrical neck with chased foliate decoration and wide spout, hollow crooked handle with acanthus thumbpiece, minor dimples...

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Inscription

"C" within reserve on front

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Parkes Hunt

about 1850

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

35.7 x 19.5 x 16 cm (14 1/16 x 7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.64.20

Medium or Technique

Coin silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware