Rectangular, seamed cream pitcher with raised-panel, bulging sides and a high, spurred, right-angled, S-curve handle, rectangular in section, on four ball feet. Body is engraved "DFB" in conjoined foliate script; a die-rolled band of six-pointed stars is applied around its deeply curved rim and wide pouring lip, a larger band of snowflake motifs at bottom of its flared upper body, and a narrower band of leaves at base. Underside is struck incuse twice "P.GARRETT" in raised serif letters in a rectangle and incised "oz 7 dwt 11". No centerpunch. From a three-piece tea service, DL*303918.0001-.0003.
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Object Name
pitcher, cream
date made
1815 - 1825
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 15 cm x 14.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 5 11/16 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 5 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 14.9225 cm x 14.605 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Estate of Elizabeth Bunnell
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