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Creamer, Part of Three-Piece Set

Decorative Arts

DESIGNER Unknown
MEDIUM Silver
DATES 1826-1828
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 7 x 4 in. (19.0 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom: "PB&C / N-YORK" (each in rectangle)
INSCRIPTIONS Monogram engraved in script on front: "DJW"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.151.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marcelle H. Littell
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Unknown. Creamer, Part of Three-Piece Set, 1826-1828. Silver, 7 1/2 x 7 x 4 in. (19.0 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcelle H. Littell, 1995.151.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.151.2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1995.151.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver creamer. Ovoid body sits on stepped oval pedestal base with die-rolled band of a guilloche of leaves surrounding flowers at bottom of foot. Body is lobed in lower section and has a die-rolled band of scrolls and flowers at shoulder; above this, body is concave before flaring to rim that curves upward to spout and upper handle juncture; rim ornamented with narrow die-rolled band matching foot band. Double-scrolled handle with scrolled thumb grip. Monogram in script on front: "DJW". CONDITION: Small dents on most lobes with slightly deeper dents on three lobes under spout.
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