Overall: 9 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 16.5 x 21 cm )
engraved: center front: "MBM" in foliate script stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5724 MAKERS 5956/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T/ 3 1/4 PINTS"
Wrought silver pitcher in the Chrysanthemum pattern; squat, lobed, apple-shaped body with incised lines at the corners; body seated on four squared feet with chrysanthemum flowers applied on the knees; foliate scroll band applied around the base and top of the concave shoulder; tall, cylindrical neck applied over the shoulders with incised lines at the corners; neck flares to a short and wide pouring lip and a low, folded over rim with chased chrysanthemum leaves at the sides; rim raised at the back to meet the cast, c-curve handle with chrysanthemum leaf joints a the top and bottom; engraved on the front of the body in foliate script, "M B M"; makers' marks on the base.
This pitcher, and its accompanying tray, were a wedding gift to Wilmot Townsend Cox of Glen Cove, Long Island and Maria Duane Bleecker of Long Beach, Long Island, who married in 1896.
Gift of Wilmot T. Cox
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