Water Jug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-45192

Description

Pewter water jug with short spout terminating in a duck head; curved handle; domed, hinged lid with brown wooden tear-drop knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
jugs (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Jug, Serving
Jug, Serving

Inscription

"G___PR__BOROC CO NE_SS" (inside oval angel touch mark)
"N.3" (pattern number)

Associated Building

Original To Harrison Gray Otis House, Second House (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 7 1/4 (HxW), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.447

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Germany