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Creamer, Part of Three-Piece Set

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES 1826–1828
DIMENSIONS 7 7/16 × 3 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (18.9 × 9.5 × 19.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom: "PB&C / N-YORK" (each in rectangle)
INSCRIPTIONS Monogram engraved in script on front: "DJW"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marcelle H. Littell
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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Unknown. Creamer, Part of Three-Piece Set, 1826–1828. Silver, 7 7/16 × 3 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (18.9 × 9.5 × 19.1 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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