Cream Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1854-1870

GUSN

GUSN-636

Description

Cream pitcher (a) with longish neck; beading around edge and spout; (hinged lid, domed with leaf finial?); hook-shaped wooden handle attached at top of neck and top of relief of female head; (S-shaped spout from middle of body?). Gilded interior. Bag (b) magenta felt bag marked "cream jug. "

Details

Descriptive Terms

creamers
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruitwood
gilding
silver (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
crests (motifs)
palmette (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Silver
Fruitwood
Beaded
Family Crest
Palmette
Head
Gilded
PITCHER, CREAM

Inscription

[Not explicitly noted in museum file.] Codman crest [bird with branch] on body. Struck with Tiffany & Co. identification.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.668.6AB

Places

New York state (United States)