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Water pitcher

1998.1049 (RS23665)

Description

Water pitcher, silver plated, spout w/ face of man w/ beard and mustache; seal-like decoration below spout; cover has grape bunch w/ leaves on top; foliated scroll handle.

Details

Maker
Meriden Britannia Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom of pitcher: ""MERIDEN/ BRIT'A Co/ DOUBLE WALL PITCHER/ LYMANS PATENT JUNE 8, 1858""
Location of origin
Meriden, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
molding (forming)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Face
faces (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Grape Bunches
Molded
molding (forming)
PITCHER, WATER
pitchers (vessels)
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
vine scrolls
Dimensions
12 x 10.5 (HxW), 7.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1049
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18857

Comments

Double wall water pitcher Lyman patent June 8 1858 #

AvatarPosted by Ezra' walker on November 15, 2015
Collector very interested in purchasing a Lyman patent pitcher exact like the one you have pictured at this site. Is this one for sale..? If so how much? If not where can I purchase this double wall pitcher.? Thank you any info helpful

Water Pitcher in Historic New England's collection #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant on November 18, 2015
Thank you for your question.
Unfortunately, the objects in Historic New England's museum collection are not for sale. I would recommend that you get in touch with an antiques dealer or auction house in your area as they would have the best advice about finding a similar piece.
Again, thank you for your comment.
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager

1858 brit's water pitcher #

AvatarPosted by Anthony on April 5, 2016
Hi, I have an 1858 brit's watee pitcher for sale. Please contact me.

Anthony
408.921.1633

Double wall water pitcher #

AvatarPosted by Gene Evans on April 5, 2016
I too have the exact pitcher as shown. I'd be willing to sell if interested.
Gene 312-375-4734