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Creamer

Object Number: 
1925.44
Date: 
1848-1853
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 7 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "J. C. M./ TIFFANY YOUNG & ELLIS"
Description: 
Wrought silver creamer in the Classical Revival style with Rococo decoration; helmet-shaped body with a high extended pouring lip and low sides; plain, applied band around the rim; seated on an oval, stepped foot; squared strap handle, tapers to a point at the base; handle engraved with a floral band; foliate cartouche and floral garland repoussé chased around the body; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
The Anglo-American Art Museum at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA owns a complete coffee and tea service in this pattern. It is illustated in "Tiffany Silver" by Charles and Mary Grace Carpenter (p.68).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. M. F. Savage
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group