Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1849

GUSN

GUSN-55892

Description

Pitcher with bulbous body, repousse leaf and grape motifs, vine handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
silver (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Pitcher

Inscription

"TO / Hon. Josiah Quincy Jr. / Mayor of the City of Boston / in 1846, 1847, 1848, / This Plate is presented by a number / of his fellow citizens, as a testimonial of Respect for / his important efforts in the cause of / Temperance. / Jany 1st 1849." (Engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Jones, Ball, & Poor (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.38A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)