Pitcher

Description
Small, horizontally-seamed pitcher with an inset, V-shaped spout covered by a rounded, hinged lid with double-scroll knop and a tapered strap handle soft-soldered to body at rim and near middle. Lid connects to handle by a short triangular tab. Body is made from two truncated cylinders with vertical folded seams joined at their wide ends; flat bottom with folded edge. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup, molasses
date made
mid 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*257491.0004
catalog number
257491.0004
accession number
257491
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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