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Milk pot

Object Number: 
ca. 1765
Overall: 4 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 11.7 x 6.7 x 9.8 cm )
engraved: on base: "A * B" in block letters stamped: on base: "S T" in script, conforming
Wrought silver milk pot; pear-shaped body with a serrated rim and an extended, triangular pouring lip; on three applied, cast cabriole legs with circular junctures and pad feet; double-scroll, strap handle, upper juncture at rim with a rounded drop inside; midrib on top of handle to slight grip, scroll terminal; engraved on base, "A *B" in block letters; maker's mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Purchased from the dealer Robert Ensko of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap in 1946.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group