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Creamer

Object Number: 
1981.17b
Date: 
1789-1796
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 6.7 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "H P" in bright cut script stamped: on the side of the base: "I . HALSEY" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver creamer; raised helmet-shaped body with a high pouring lip, low sides and the back rising to a point where it meets the handle; plain band applied around the rim; body joined to a high, round splayed foot on a square base; high-loop strap handle tapers to a point at the bottom; front of the body engraved "H P"; maker's marks stamped on the side of the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pintard Fellows
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group