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Flattened, domed cover with turned finial. Straight wooden handle. Short spout, engraved " I C M 1841" on front.

Provenance

By 1928, Henry Forbes Bigelow; 1943, gift of the sons of the late Henry Forbes Bigelow (Henry Forbes Bigelow Jr., Major Edward L. Bigelow, Chandler Bigelow, Nelson Bigelow, and Thayer Bigelow) to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the sons of the late Henry Forbes Bigelow (Henry Forbes Bigelow, Jr., Major Edward L. Bigelow, Chandler Bigelow, Nelson Bigelow, and Thayer Bigelow) to be known as the Henry Forbes Bigelow Collection

German (Dresden), 1841

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.112

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter