Presentation Pitcher Given to Daniel Woodward of Lowell, Massachusetts

Description:

Circular urn-shaped pitcher on a double-domed, circular pedestal base with large, thick scrolls of flat-chased and repousse grapevines on its ovoid body forming a symmetrical reserve at front engraved in script "Presented / to / Daniel Woodward Esq"r. / By the hands employed by him / in No 1 Basement Room Tremont Mill. / Lowell April 9\th/.. 1859." Applied beading at deeply curved rim with wide pouring lip, top of pedestal and bottom of base; large raised bead around shoulder. Cast and flat-chased, S-curve grapevine handle. Circular medallion or tag applied to underside of rounded bottom is embossed "* ROGERS, SMITH & C\o/. (arched) / (flourish) / N\o. / NEW HAVEN, C\T/. *" and struck incuse at center "1856".

Date Made: ca 1859Presentation Date: 1859-04-09

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, HartfordPlace Presented: United States: Massachusetts, Lowell

Subject: MassachusettsPresentationTextile Processing and ProductionWorkersRetirement Party

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Stephen Neal Dennis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0988.01Accession Number: 1981.0988Catalog Number: 1981.0988.01

Object Name: pitcher

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 25.4 cm x 18.0975 cm x 12.3825 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-b480-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_321450

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