Water pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-18857

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
molding (forming)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
faces (animal or human components)
vine scrolls
Silver
Molded
Face
Grape Bunches
PITCHER, WATER

Inscription

Stamped on bottom of pitcher: ""MERIDEN/ BRIT'A Co/ DOUBLE WALL PITCHER/ LYMANS PATENT JUNE 8, 1858""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Meriden Britannia Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Meriden, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

12 x 10.5 (HxW), 7.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1049

Places

Connecticut (United States)