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Pitcher

1949.172 (RS30579)

Description

Rounded, pewter pitcher with domed, hinged lid with knop; short spout with built-in strainer; curved handle; and three bands around body.

Details

Label
Exhibited at DAPC, July 2000
Maker
Dunham, Rufus, 1815-1893 (Pewterer)
Date
1837-1861
Inscriptions
"R. DUNHAM" (stamped)
Location of origin
Westbrook and Portland, Maine
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
pewter (tin alloy)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.172
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54987

Comments

"teapot" #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on November 29, 2012
this is a pitcher, not a teapot.

"teapot" #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on November 29, 2012
and is by Rufus Dunham (*not RD & Sons, which was a later business)

Pitcher #

AvatarPosted by Nancy Carlisle on November 30, 2012
David, thanks. We'll make the appropriate changes and they will appear next week.

Nancy Carlisle, Senior Curator of Collections