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1970.725 (RS115534)

Description

Renaissance revival style, highly polished chrome-like finish; silver plate over base metal. Bulbous body tapers from a swelled bottom to an undefined neck then swells slightly at shaped and spouted mouth with Greek key border decoration Body with machine engraved decoration at bottom with circular reserve with floral “pinwheel” enclosed by strapwork and scrollwork with floral terminals. Circular foot with stylized scroll border. Applied hollow cast G scroll handle\n \n Marks: (anchor in shield) above Gorham MFG 60/020/Hand soldered (hammer)

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
1890
Inscriptions
Gorham MFG 60/020 (Hand soldered, beneath anchor in shield)
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pitcher
pitchers (vessels)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Renaissance Revival
Silver
silver (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
11.125 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.725
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
63938

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