6 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. (17.1 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
On bottom, at center, impressed "2629/PATENT APPLIED.../GILT/4"
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Reed & Barton (American, 1840-present). Creamer, ca. 1885. Silverplate, 6 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. (17.1 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 2007.62.6. Creative Commons-BY
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Creamer decorated in hybrid Aesthetic Movement and Neo-Grec style. Cylindrical body that tapers towards base raised on flared legs. Flat, sharp shoulder with short neck. Rounded, tapered spout and applied curved handle. Variegated polished and matte finish and stippled decoration in asymmetrical Japanese-inspired decoration. On body, diagonal engraved reserves of bamboo articulated with saw-tooth and diamond patterns. Framed images of bamboo articulated with saw-tooth and diamond patterns. Neck molded with conventionalized eight-petal floral band. Hieroglyphic-like shapes molded on either side of curved handle. Molded boat image on thumb piece.
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