Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-36660

Description

Pear-shaped pewter pitcher with round pyramid base; S-shaped handle with split end at base and themb grip near head; thick covered spout; hinged lid that covers pitcher and spout; lid lies flat on edges convex in middle with finial at top; strainer built into spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Inscription

"2 QTS" (amount of liquid the vessel will hold)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxW), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Mrs. Isacc Sprague Sr.

Accession Number

1934.634

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