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Lidded, spiral-fluted pitcher on a flared circular foot; cylindrical neck and globular body twist in opposite directions. Flat, hinged lid is topped by a cast spiral-fluted knop. Covered, squared-edge, inset spout. Hollow, pointed handle, oval in section, is attached to thin wood insulators and flared sockets. Underside of rounded bottom is struck "F. B\ROS" in raised serif letters in a rounded rectangle next to an illegible mark, "EP / BM" in raised serif letters in a shaped shield, and "1215" over "4".
Maker is Fenton Brothers of Sheffield, England, 1859-1896; became Fenton Bros. Ltd., 1896-1938.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
britannia (overall material)
wood (insulators material)
overall: 8 1/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 16.1925 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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