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Pitcher

1949.175 (RS30581)

Description

Round, pewter pitcher with short triangular spout; curved handle with thumb rest; and flared circular base.

Details

Maker
Porter, Freeman, 1808-1887 (Pewterer)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"F.PORTER/ WESTBROOK/ NO. 1" (text inside a circle within a circle with "NO. 1" inside a rectangle in the center)
Location of origin
Westbrook, Maine
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Westbrook (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
britannia metal
pewter (tin alloy)
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6 x 7 (HxW), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.175
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54990

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