Creampot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4152

Description

Inverted helmet shape; beaded curviform mouth; surmounts waisted stem with wide flared foot; beaded ring at foot and at join to body, whole on square base; applied exaggerated C-scroll handle rising above body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pots (containers)
silver (metal)
weddings
Silver
Wedding
POT

Inscription

Elaborate script engraved initials ""B"" over ""J.M."" on front.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.422

Reference Notes

Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

Places

Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Probably