Raised double-bellied pitcher on a flared circular pedestal base with flat, gadrooned edge. Nearly level, gadrooned and double-scored rim has a flat pouring lip creased at center. Cast C- and S-curve handle has waterleaf sprig at top and split-scroll lower terminal. Underside of foot is crudely engraved "S / H E". Underside of rounded bottom is struck below centerpunch "JD" in raised roman letters in an oval.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1790 - 1800
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 11.6 cm x 10.6 cm x 5.9 cm; 4 9/16 in x 4 3/16 in x 2 5/16 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.985 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 Dorothy Longnecker, in memory of her son Frank Longnecker
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