Pitcher

Pitcher

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Description
Lidded, spiral-fluted pitcher on a flared circular foot; cylindrical neck and globular body twist in opposite directions. Flat, hinged lid is topped by a cast spiral-fluted knop. Covered, squared-edge, inset spout. Hollow, pointed handle, oval in section, is attached to thin wood insulators and flared sockets. Underside of rounded bottom is struck "F. B\ROS" in raised serif letters in a rounded rectangle next to an illegible mark, "EP / BM" in raised serif letters in a shaped shield, and "1215" over "4".
Maker is Fenton Brothers of Sheffield, England, 1859-1896; became Fenton Bros. Ltd., 1896-1938.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitcher
date made
ca 1900
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
place used
United Kingdom: England, South Tyneside, South Shields
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
electroplated (overall production method/technique)
wood (insulators material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 16.1925 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
DL.66.0552
catalog number
66.0552
accession number
265238
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
subject
Beverages
Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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