Creamer

Description
Raised pear-shape pitcher on three cast C-curve legs with trefoil feet and attachments. Flared curvilinear rim has long pouring lip. Cast C- and S-curve handle has single sprig and split-scroll lower terminal. Underside of round bottom is engraved "A*S / E*S" in shaded roman letters above partial mark "ED" in raised roman letters in a rectangle; "E. Davis" is scratched below. No centerpunch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
creamer
date made
ca 1775
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
creamer: 10.6 cm x 11 cm; 4 3/16 in x 4 5/16 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 3 in; 10.795 cm x 11.1125 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Newburyport
ID Number
DL*383502
catalog number
383502
accession number
162866
subject
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
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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