Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Pitcher, Cream
Date:
c 1880
Description:
Round, tapering body with small spout; handle is attached flush with pitcher rim, rises above level of pitcher, and tapers to its' point of reattachment 1/2" from pitcher bottom; two sets of bands ornament handle, one set at the top,. one at the bottom; pitcher has a thin applied band of ornamentation below the spout; on bottom, in three lines: "TIFFANY & CO./5399 M 5263/ STERLING SILVER" and a thick, applied band of stylized flowers above a beaded band at the bottom edge; one side of pitcher has diagonal line of engraved leaves and three flowers, extending from the lower attached edge of handle to area just under the spout; one small tendril continues under upper applied band.
Object ID:
1997.5.70
Dimensions:
W-3.75 L-4.5 Dia-2.5 inches
Material:
Silver
Made:
Tiffany & Co.
Place of Origin:
USA/New York State/New York City
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