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Pitcher or measure

Object Number: 
1933.233
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
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).
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this measure was used in the Bronx.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group