Creamer, from Three Piece Tea Service
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (6.4 x 11.7 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on bottom [ in gothic letters]: "Eurana"
Marks on bottom: "SHREVE & CO / SAN FRANCISCO / STERLING"
Scratched above mark: "//"
Scratched below mark: "PE"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Silberberg, by exchange
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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
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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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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