Syrup Pitcher and Saucer

Syrup Pitcher and Saucer

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Description
Baluster-shape, hinged-lid syrup pitcher and an eight serpentine-lobed saucer or drip plate with angled rim and flat well. Spun pitcher has an inset, curved, V-shaped spout, low-domed lid with curved thumb piece on top, and tapered, S-curve handle with shield terminal. No monograms or surface decoration. Both pieces struck incuse on underside of their flat bottoms with oval trademark for "INSICO / PEWTER" above "530".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pitcher, syrup
date made
ca 1928
owner; user
Murray, Anne Wood
maker
International Silver Company
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pewter (overall (pitcher and saucer) material)
Measurements
overall, pitcher: 4 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.35 cm
overall, stand: 5/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
1983.0566.10
accession number
1983.0566
catalog number
1983.0566.10
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
subject
Food Culture
Washington D.C.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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