Baluster-shape pitcher with ovoid lower body engraved "Ky. State Ag.\l/ Soc / Premium / 1856" in script at front on an ogee-domed and stepped, circular pedestal base. Tall, incurved neck flares to a curved rim with wide pouring lip. Single bead at rim and base of neck. Hollow double C-scroll handle has a leafy sprig with cabochon on top and grapevine decoration on face. Underside of rounded bottom struck incuse "KINSEY" in roman letters. No centerpunch.
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 21.1 cm x 15.4 cm x 9.2 cm; 8 5/16 in x 6 1/16 in x 3 5/8 in
overall: 8 1/4 in x 6 in x 3 5/8 in; 20.955 cm x 15.24 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
place presented
United States: Kentucky
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Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Sophonisba P. Breckinridge
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