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Typical conical form with somewhat vertical spout, ear-shaped handle, and hinged lid with finial and convex horizontal bandings at lower section

Marks

Stamped on bottom: "ROSWELL GLEASON"

Provenance

Part of the original furnishings of the Roswell Gleason House in Dorchester, Massachusetts; by descent to Mr. and Mrs. Roswell Gleason Hall; by gift to their granddaughter, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth C., Elizabeth H. and Ulf B. Heide

1840–50

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 29.2 x 17.8 cm (12 x 11 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1128

Medium or Technique

Silverplate

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware