Geometric design cream pitcher comprised of alternating inverted and upright triangles for the straight tapered, octagonal body and triangles and parallelograms for the base. Inset, four-sided, faceted spout with pointed pouring lip. Angular, tapered, C-shape handle is hexagonal in section. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse "WILCOX QUALITY" above a semicircular mark for "WILCOX S.P.CO. / INTERNATIONAL S.CO." encircling "E P N S" in individual squares; "W.M.MOUNTS" and "1981 / N" are stamped below. From a three-piece coffee service, 1994.0385.01-.03.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1925 - 1930
Wilcox Silver Plate Co.
International Silver Co.
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
metal, white (overall material)
average spatial: 11.6 cm x 6 cm x 14 cm; 4 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 4 3/8 in x 5 in x 2 3/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
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
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