Raised baluster-shape pitcher with overall flat chased and repousse grapevine decoration on a cast footring with four grape cluster feet. Front of body is engraved "MAW" in flecked script. Hollow double C-curve handle has a leafy sprig with cabochon on top and grapevine decoration on face. Underside of rounded bottom struck "S. WILMOT" in raised roman letters in a rectangle. No centerpunch.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1850
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 18.2 cm x 14.4 cm x 9.1 cm; 7 3/16 in x 5 11/16 in x 3 9/16 in
overall: 7 3/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 18.7325 cm x 14.605 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
United States: Georgia, Savannah
United States: South Carolina, Georgetown
place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
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catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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