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Gallon open measure pitcher

Object Number: 
1964.54
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 11 in. ( 28.6 x 24.1 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: below rim near spout: "VR/31" under crown with scripted "GALLON" and stamped in circle "A/SURREY" inscribed: "M D COLLINS TREASURER OF/THE DEVONSHIRE LODGE/BROTHER ODD"
Description: 
Spouted unlidded pitcher with flared molded rim, solid side strap handle with molded thumbpiece and tapering spade terminal on tapering columnar vessel with molded girdle and molded bun foot.
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher was verified for the Surrey County Council, the mark for which is to the left of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katherine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group