Raised circular cream pitcher with double-bellied lower body engraved "SML" in flecked foliate script on a domed and stepped circular pedestal base. Incurved neck flares to a deeply curved rim with wide pouring lip and die-rolled band of scrolling leaves on exterior. Cast convex rims of pairs of cornucopias springing from shells at shoulder and top of pedestal; die-rolled band of matching decoration at base. Hollow S-curve handle sprouts from waterleaf volutes. Underside of rounded bottom struck above centerpunch "N.J.BOGERT" in raised roman letters in a rectangle. From a four-piece coffee and tea service, 1985.0962.1-.4.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1830
Bogert, Nicholas J.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 7 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 19.3675 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
United States: New York, Montgomery
place used
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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 Duncan Lewis Edwards
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