Ice water pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-180883

Description

Silver plated ice water pitcher in the form of a large tankard with a hinged lid, handle, large spout, and ceramic liner. Applied band with scrolls, sprays of flowers and winged horses around the rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
plated metal
silver (metal)
ceramic (material)
Pitcher, Ice Water

Inscription

"REED & BARTON" (impressed)
"1424" (scratched)
"1530" (impressed)
"MF'D & PLATED BY / REED & BARTON / PATENTED / APRIL 6, 1858 / AUG 4. 1868 / NOV. 17 1868 / APRIL 6TH 1872. / EXTENDED. 7. YEARS" (impressed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Reed & Barton (Manufacturer)
Ernest, Kauffman (Inventor)
Leach, Thomas (Inventor)

Dimensions

12 x 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1961

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Taunton (Bristol county, Massachusetts)