Creamer

Description
Raised, chased and repousse baluster-shaped creamer on flared pedestal base with ribbed neck and two reserves on body formed by ogival arches, ruffled C-scrolls and flowers, one engraved "C.E.O." in shaded gothic or Old English letters. Inset, cast ruffled shell spout with strawberry pendant. Cast and applied scalloped rim, shaped on inside; beading at foot. High-loop S-curve handle has scrolled acanthus on face. Underside of convex bottom struck around centerpunch, "TIFFANY & C\o." and "550 BROADWAY.N-Y" encircling "G & W", "4838" (covers centerpunch), and "5", all in incuse serif letters. From a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*316497.0001-.0006.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
creamer
date made
ca 1860
retailer
Tiffany & Co.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 12.3825 cm x 11.7475 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Staten Island
ID Number
DL*316497.0004
catalog number
316497.0004
accession number
316497
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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