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Creamer

Object Number: 
1982.64b
Date: 
1793-1795
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 5 3/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 13.7 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on front of base: "m" in a rectangle, eagle in an oval, "G. SCHANCK" in a rectangle, eagle in an oval, "m" in a rectangle engraved: Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounte
Description: 
Wrought silver creamer; urn shaped body with an applied, cast, beaded band at the rim, with a short, high pouring lip; body on a high, applied splayed foot set on a square base; molded, beaded band at the juncture of the foot and base; high tapered strap handle, grooved on upper surface; engraved with the Child family arms on the front; narrow striped shield with a chevron in the center between three birds, surmounted by an eagle with a cross in its beak; maker's mark on the front of the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group