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Pitcher

1950.452 (RS219903)

Description

Tall, tulip-shaped pewter pitcher with hinged lid with decorative fleur de lis thumb lever. Wide, C-shaped handle. "B" stamped on exterior rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1760
Inscriptions
"B" (Engraved)
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
pewter (tin alloy)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 6 1/2 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.452
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45194

Comments

"pitcher" #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on March 23, 2016
English "double-volute" baluster measure, ca. 1760-1820

'B' probably a sealer's mark (Boston?)