Pitcher

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-63938

Description

Renaissance revival style, highly polished chrome-like finish; silver plate over base metal. Bulbous body tapers from a swelled bottom to an undefined neck then swells slightly at shaped and spouted mouth with Greek key border decoration Body with machine engraved decoration at bottom with circular reserve with floral “pinwheel” enclosed by strapwork and scrollwork with floral terminals. Circular foot with stylized scroll border. Applied hollow cast G scroll handle\n \n Marks: (anchor in shield) above Gorham MFG 60/020/Hand soldered (hammer)

Details

Descriptive Terms

pitchers (vessels)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Renaissance Revival
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pitcher
Silver
Plated
Renaissance Revival
Pitcher

Inscription

Gorham MFG 60/020 (Hand soldered, beneath anchor in shield)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Dimensions

11.125 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.725

Places

Rhode Island (United States)