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Creamer

Object Number: 
1948.103
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 11.7 x 10.5 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "1300/ HARD SOLDERED/ 1/2"
Description: 
Spun silver plate creamer; pear-shaped body with a narrow neck flared to an extended pouring lip; plain band applied around the rim; seated on a circular molded foot; s-scroll handle tapering at both ends with a beaded thumbpiece; gilt interior; circular reserves on both sides surrounded by engraved geometric circles with trefoils and foliate scrolls; marked on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This creamer was given to Julia Anna Toller (1847-1937) and Johnson Livingston de Peyster, the parents of the donor, by Mary Toller (d. 1884) at the time of their wedding.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group