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Creamer

Object Number: 
1948.100c
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 11.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in shield reserve: "J T A" stamped: on base: "FORD & TUPPER/ 925 STERLING"
Description: 
Wrought and seamed Colonial Revival creamer; oval, fluted body with straight sides; flat shoulder raised to an extended, serrated pouring rim; cast, squared strap handle; all over bright-cut engraving, foliate scroll bands around the base and top of the body, wheel turned design around the edge of the shoulder and the rim; shield-shaped reserves on the front and rear of the body, front reserve engraved, "J T A" in script; retailer's marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This creamer was given to Julia Anna Toller (1847-1937) and Johnson Lingston De Peyster, parents of the donor, by Mary Toller (d. 1884) at the time of their marriage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. De Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group