Squat baluster-shape cream pitcher with cast floral rim, an inset, curved spout with acanthus base and sprig decoration on its body in imitation of bright-cut engraving; flat bottom. C-curve handle has scrolled acanthus sprig and conical struts. Bottom underside struck incuse with a horizontal-banded circular mark for "BRISTOL (arched) / PLATE CO. (across center in band) / U.S.A. / QUADRUPLE PLATE (curved)" in sans serif letters above "357". From a four-piece tea service, DL*66.0275-.0278.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1890
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 9.8 cm x 13.6 cm x 10.1 cm; 3 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 4 in
overall: 4 in x 5 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 10.16 cm x 13.6525 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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 Mrs. Steven T. Myers
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