Raised, oblong, apple-shaped cream pitcher with short concave neck, single-reeded curved rim with wide pouring lip, and knuckle-ended, C-curve handle on an applied oval foot ring. Underside of flat bottom is struck "Gebelein" in raised roman letters in a textured, curvilinear surround, "STERLING" in incuse sans serif letters, and "Boston" in incuse italic roman letters. Part of a three-piece service, 1992.0601.001-.003.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1905
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
average spatial: 7.5 cm x 8 cm x 14 cm; 2 15/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 14.2875 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Eleanor Gebelein Greene, Ernest George Gebelein, and Athur David Gebelein, in memory of their father George Christian Gebelein; and the Mary E. Maxwell Fund
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