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Pitcher

Pitcher

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Description
Plain, seamed, inverted baluster-shape pitcher on a seamed, circular banded foot with cylindrical reeded collar and right-angled handle, rectangular in section, ending in a scrolled lower terminal. Bead at rim of neck and inset, curved spout with high pouring lip. Underside of flat inset bottom is struck "H.WISHART" in raised roman letters in a rectangle below the centerpunch and between two pseudo hallmarks of a standing spreadwing eagle in oval; "1693" faintly scratched to one side.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitcher
date made
ca 1820
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 8 7/8 in x 6 in; 21.59 cm x 22.5425 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
DL.383601
catalog number
383601
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Estate of Arthur Michael
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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