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Water Pitcher

1971.1449 (RS118165)

Description

Pear shaped form with a molded rim. Owl mask below the spout. Molded handle and foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1917
Inscriptions
Under the mask engraved in block letters is: TO JAMES RUNDLET MAY/FROM/HIS JUNIORS IN/THE FEDERAL FIRE SOCIETY/IN HAPPY COMMEMORATION OF/ FIFTY YEARS MEMBERSHIP/1867-1917/Esto Perpetua. Impressed marks read: SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW CO. (and) STERLING .
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
Pitcher
Pitcher, Water
pitchers (vessels)
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Vessel, Drink Serving
People and organizations
Federal Fire Society
May, James Rundlet, 1841-1918
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1449
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12101

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