each overall: 10 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 9 in. ( 26.7 x 16.8 x 22.9 cm )
engraved: front centers: "C" in bright-cut script
stamped: on the bases: in an oval, "BAILEY & Co/ CHESTNUT ST PHILA" around, "133" all over an eagle in a square, "U" in an oval and a "U.S. shield
Pair of wrought silver pitchers; pear-shaped bodies with high narrow necks flared to high, pouring lips; seated on molded circular feet; die-rolled Greek-key bands and beadeds band are applied around the rims; beaded bands and convex footrings are repoussé chased with flowers and leaves and applied around the feet; repoussé chased floral and leaf garlands around the lower bodies and below the rims; "C" in bright-cut script on the front centers of the bodies; cast and chased handles in the form of a tree branches, covered with vines and leaves; makers' marks stamped on the bases.
Gift of Henry Chauncey Cryder
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