Pitcher or measure
Overall: 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm )
stamped: on exterior near upper joint of handle: "J. [L] Burnett/C Sealer/1862/1853" stamped: on exterior near opposite side of handle joint: "D. W. C./J. MEAD/1855/... PENDLETON/C. SEALER/1864" stamped: on base: "L. BURNETT"
Sheet copper pitcher, tapered cylindrical form with loop handle, crescent-shaped spout soldered to lip (may be a measure -- marks are probably names of inspectors of weights and measures).
According to accession records, this measure was used in the Bronx.
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.