Pitcher

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1856
presentation date
1856
place made
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
place presented
United States: Kentucky
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 6 in x 3 5/8 in; 20.955 cm x 15.24 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
DL*383358
catalog number
383358
accession number
167252
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Sophonisba P. Breckinridge
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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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