Raised, chased and repousse baluster-shaped pitcher on a domed and flared, circular pedestal base, engraved on front "E.C.W." in gothic or Old English letters inside a trefoil-shaped, ruffled C-scroll and floral reserve. Deeply curved, single-beaded rim with narrow V-shaped pouring lip. Matching floral decoration on top of base and face of the hollow, S-curve handle with chased acanthus sprig and lower bud terminal. Underside of rounded bottom is struck incuse to right of centerpunch with a vertically-oriented mark of "T / E / & / C\o" over an empty circle and diamond or lozenge containing "1 / 5 7 / 8"; "X" scratched on underside of base.
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 19.304 cm x 11.684 cm
overall: 10 5/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 5 5/8 in; 26.9875 cm x 18.7325 cm x 14.2875 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
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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
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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