Rectangular U-shape creamer with convex band around its upper body on a conforming footring with four ball feet; gold washed interior. Deep cyma-curved rim with wide pouring lip has die-rolled gadrooning applied on exterior. Right-angled C-curve tapered strap handle attaches at middle of neck and top of footring. Struck once on neck outside at center of one side "HOMES." in italic roman letters in a rectangle. No centerpunch. No other marks.
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Object Name
date made
1810 - 1815
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 11.2 cm x 17.2 cm x 7.8 cm; 4 7/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 3 1/16 in
overall: 5 in x 6 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 17.145 cm x 8.5725 cm
place made
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
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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