Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (16.7 x 12.6 cm) (show scale)
"I. B." [on rectangular ground]
Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
Helmet-shaped creamer, consisting of square plinth, circular base, narrow stem and narrow curved and ridged handle. There is a row of beading around the base and rim. At the front is an oval medallion, encircled with scallops, containing the script initials "A L". It is suspended from a ribbon bow. On the side is a monogram in script.
Maker: John Benjamin
John Benjamin (American, 1730-1796). Creamer, ca. 1795. Silver, 6 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (16.7 x 12.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 20.791. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.791_glass_bw.jpg)
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