Pitcher

Object Number: 
1922.68a-c
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 26.4 x 26 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
struck: beneath base: "patent"
Description: 
Two-part Britannia metal pitcher with cylindrical body; hinged lid with finial; baluster-shaped applied ornament below spout; plain molded handle with compress ball finial; spout cover hinged; brass handle across top allows inner section to be removed so that hot water can be poured from this section and outer section; copper base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group