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Cylindrical Pitcher

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Chromed metal, wood
DATES mid 1930s
DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 17.1 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on underside of base: "MANNING BOWMAN / MERIDEN, CONN. U.S.A."
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 83.108.18
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Manning Bowman and Co. (1857-present). Cylindrical Pitcher, mid 1930s. Chromed metal, wood, 7 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 17.1 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.18. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher chromed metal, part wooden handle. Simple cylindrical shape raised on horizontally ribbed base, a tiny pouring spout to one side with an ice guard arching above the edges. On the opposite side a two-part metal and wood handle, each part a curved L-shape. CONDITION: Good, numerous surface scratches and wear throughout. Handle slightly worn.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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