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Cream Pitcher

Description

Cream pitcher (a) with longish neck; beading around edge and spout; (hinged lid, domed with leaf finial?); hook-shaped wooden handle attached at top of neck and top of relief of female head; (S-shaped spout from middle of body?). Gilded interior. Bag (b) magenta felt bag marked "cream jug. "

Details

Maker
Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1854-1870
Inscriptions
[Not explicitly noted in museum file.] Codman crest [bird with branch] on body. Struck with Tiffany & Co. identification.
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruitwood
gilding
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
creamers
crests (motifs)
Family Crest
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruitwood
fruitwood
Gilded
gilding
Head
heads (representations)
Palmette
palmette (motif)
PITCHER, CREAM
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
7.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.668.6AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
636

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