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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.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1835
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interiors material)
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of Amy Wetmore May
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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