- Floral repousse pitcher with tall neck and globular body on gadrooned circular foot. Decoration features a dove or pigeon perched left on front amidst flowers and foliage, including daffodils, daisies or cosmos, dogwoods, ferns, cattails or reeds and ears of wheat. Gadrooned underbelly and hollow C curve handle, the handle alternating with leafy volutes and ending in a reeded volute for lower terminal. Cusped rim has wide, shallow pouring lip. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with concentric circular mark of "SIMPSON.HALL.MILLER & C\o" bordering "QUADRUPLE (arched) / (upside-down "T" motif) / PLATE" above "215".
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- 1880 - 1890
- Simpson, Hall, Miller, and Co.
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Wallingford
- place used
- United States: Massachusetts, Pittsfield
- Physical Description
- silver plate (overall material)
- overall: 8 in x 7 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 20.0025 cm x 15.5575 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Frances G. Thompson (Mrs. David Thompson)
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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