Creamer

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1790 - 1800
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
DL.71.0139
catalog number
71.0139
accession number
293237
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy Longnecker, in memory of her son Frank Longnecker
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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