Water Pitcher

Description:

Circular pitcher with bulging sides, spiral-lobed shoulder and shallow, flared neck ending in a curved rim with wide lip covered by a rounded shield having a U-shape pouring hole. Hollow C-curve handle has floral decoration on sides, flat band on face and flared terminals. Plain footring. Underside of flat inset bottom is stamped with corporate logo for the Lehigh Valley Railroad ("LV" in diamond or lozenge on a raised, horizontally hatched, swallowtail flag) above "REED & BARTON", "SILVER SOLDERED", "1470", and "6", all incuse in serif and sans serif letters.

Date Made: 1896Dates Used: 1896 - 1961

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Taunton

Subject: Railroads

Subject:

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Credit Line: Gift of Max Hess

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.62.0246Catalog Number: 62.0246Accession Number: 239071

Object Name: pitcher

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 19.05 cm x 12.3825 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f34c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300806

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