Cream Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1735-1775

GUSN

GUSN-50177

Description

Small pewter cream pitcher with pear-shaped body on squat-stemmed foot; flat spout and loop handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pitcher, Cream

Inscription

"HI" (hallmark on the underside of the creamer)

Associated Building

Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Joseph, Henry (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.206

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)