Tapered oval cream pitcher engraved with a large shaded foliate script "G"; flat bottom, no base. Incurved neck flares to a curved rim with applied beading and wide pouring lip. High-loop, tapered C-curve strap handle extends from rim to base with lower portion rising to a sprig. Bottom underside is struck four times "I•M" in incuse roman letters arranged in a square. No centerpunch. Part of a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*037807-DL*037812.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1797
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 12.5 cm x 14.1 cm x 7.3 cm; 4 15/16 in x 5 9/16 in x 2 7/8 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 13.97 cm x 7.3025 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place used
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Harriet A. Keen
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