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Water pitcher, silver plated, spout w/ face of man w/ beard and mustache; seal-like decoration below spout; cover has grape bunch w/ leaves on top; foliated scroll handle.
figure- and animal-derived motifs
faces (animal or human components)
Stamped on bottom of pitcher: ""MERIDEN/ BRIT'A Co/ DOUBLE WALL PITCHER/ LYMANS PATENT JUNE 8, 1858""
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
Meriden Britannia Co. (Maker)
Meriden, CT, USA
12 x 10.5 (HxW), 7.875 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Connecticut (United States)