Lidded, urn-shaped pitcher with ribbed lower half on a flared pedestal base with stepped, circular foot. Conforming, domed and hinged lid is topped by a cast, ruffled acanthus scroll. Incurved neck has curved rim and wide pouring lip. Bands of gadrooning applied at shoulder and foot. Right-angled, C curve wood handle, square in section, is pinned into a flared upper socket and scroll-ended lower socket. Underside of rounded bottom is struck with three side-by-side pairs of marks above "1"; "5" scratched on underside of base.
Maker is E. G. Webster & Son of Brooklyn, NY, 1886-1928.
Currently not on view
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date made
Physical Description
silver (body; lid material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 9 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
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catalog number
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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 Laura Dreyfus-Barney and Natalie Clifford Barney
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