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Creamer, from Three Piece Tea Service

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver, wood
DATES ca. 1910
DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (6.4 x 11.7 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Inscribed on bottom [ in gothic letters]: "Eurana" Marks on bottom: "SHREVE & CO / SAN FRANCISCO / STERLING" Scratched above mark: "//" Scratched below mark: "PE"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Silberberg, by exchange
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CAPTION Shreve & Company (founded 1852). Creamer, from Three Piece Tea Service, ca. 1910. Silver, wood, 2 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (6.4 x 11.7 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Silberberg, by exchange, 1989.22.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1989.22.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver creamer; eight-lobed, flattened, gourd-shaped, hand-raised body, which widens toward bottom and sits on narrow foot rim. Applied spout forms seven petals at juncture with body. The bifurcated squared-off handle is attached to body with four rivets. All surfaces are hammered. Part of three-piece service. CONDITION: Good, some minor scratches.
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Creamer, from Three Piece Tea Service