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Tall tapering lobed form w/ conforming hinged domed lid w/ flower form ebony knop. The ebony "C" scroll handle w/ thumb spur and scrolled pewter terminals attached to body at stepped oval plates. The "S" shaped spout is fluted at lower half and has ridge and "U" shaped plate at back of wide lid. The base and top of body of stepped lobe and ridge form.
pewter (tin alloy)
Hammered and incised on base: Hammered: ""JAMES/ DIXON & SONS/ 94/ 88/ 1539"" Incised: ""Little""
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),
James Dixon & Sons (Maker)
12 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Amelia W. Little