Decorative Arts and Design
Copper, silver, and bone
6 1/8 x 7 1/4 x 4 in. (15.6 x 18.4 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom: "[anchor within shield] / GORHAM & CO / Y77 / P" along one edge and "6" along edge near handle; Scratched on bottom: "SS LEX" [and other letters that are scratched out]
Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris
Pitcher; copper, silver, bone. Patinated copper, barrel-shaped cylindrical body with short curving spout truncated on end; interior gilt with simple molded silver rim on interior. C-shaped bone handle with simple silver sockets.
CONDITION: Some scratches to patination, otherwise, patination in excellent condition. Some oxidation, especially to interior seams. Traces of polish residue.
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Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). Pitcher, ca. 1883. Copper, silver, and bone, 6 1/8 x 7 1/4 x 4 in. (15.6 x 18.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, 1992.165.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.165.3.jpg)
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