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Double domed cover with wooden finial. The handle is metal, painted black; the knob is painted wood. The body was made using the "reverse mold" technique, with two identical vessels soldered together and with a solder line visible as a horizontal band across the middle of the vessel. There...

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Marks

"R. GLEASON" in depressed rectangle with raised letters.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald

1830–50

Object Place

Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19.05 x 24.76 x 15.24 cm (7 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

64.1773

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter