Raised double-bellied pitcher on a tall, flared and molded, circular pedestal base; engraved on front of body to right of center "P / L*M" in shaded roman letters. Large stamped beads around steeply curved rim with high pouring lip; traces of applied beading at bottom edge of foot. Cast C- and S-curve handle has sprig at top and split-scroll lower terminal. No centerpunch. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1785
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 6 in x 4 11/16 in; 15.24 cm x 11.938 cm
overall: 6 in x 4 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 12.065 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
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 Lemuel Pope
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