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Creamer

Description

Bulbous octagonal body comprised of flat and lobed panels raised on reel shaped pedestal and paneled shaped foot. Double "C" scroll handle. Flared shaped mouth w/ large spout and rolled rim.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Maker)
Date
1840-1860
Possibly
Inscriptions
Hammered and incised on bottom: Hammered: ""James/ Dixon & Sons/ 1843C"" Incised: ""Little""
Location of origin
Sheffield
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
britannia metal
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
creamers
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
PITCHER, CREAM
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.471.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14492

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