Creamer

Description
Covered, compressed globular cream pot with short, bellied spout and squat, plain, incurved neck topped by a heavy, cast floral rim; four cast paw feet. Body has chased and repousse lobes alternating in width and scrollwork decoration; matching, domed cover with flared edge has cast circular floral knob. Pointed strap handle cast in two parts, both with floral decoration on outside and smooth inside. Cover and pot are gold washed inside. Body open at spout. Bottom underside struck with an incuse serif "R" at center and incised "N\o H" and "Wims(?)" in script. Part of a four-piece coffee and tea service, DL*387944A-D.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
creamer
date made
ca 1835
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interiors material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 17.145 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*387944D
catalog number
387944D
accession number
190331
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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