Tilting Ice Pitcher Stand

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Description
Stand for a tilting ice pitcher and goblet consisting of a large, circular, straight tapered base with tall, U-shaped, double-wire handle mounted with supports to hold the pitcher and a central opening for the removable tray; smaller solid circular base at front has a central post to secure the goblet in place. Wide die-rolled bands of five repeating flower motifs encircle both bases. Handle wires meet at top of bow and have cast, double-diamond decorations attached inside their lower half and scrolled supports at bottom. Underside of small base struck incuse with concentric circular mark of "• PAIRPOINT MFG CO • / NEW BEDFORD, MASS" bordering "• QUADRUPLE • / PLATE" with "P" in diamond logo at center, all in san serif letters, and "1802 1/2" in serif letters below. From tilting set, 1979.0428.01-.04.
Maker is Pairpoint Corporation of New Bedford, MA; 1880-1958.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1880 - 1900
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 3/8 in x 12 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 49.2125 cm x 32.385 cm x 23.8125 cm
ID Number
1979.0428.02
accession number
1979.0428
catalog number
1979.0428.02
Credit Line
Gift of Lonnelle Davison Aikman in memory of Mabel May Davison
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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