American. <em>Water Pitcher</em>, 1837-1860. Pewter, 6 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (15.9 x 21.3 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.37. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.37.jpg)

Water Pitcher

Artist:AmericanRufus Dunham

Medium: Pewter

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Dates:1837-1860

Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (15.9 x 21.3 x 14.9 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1C

Accession Number: 50.141.37

Image: 50.141.37.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pewter water pitcher, "Britannia ware." Bulbous shape rises from flat bottom, then flares to open top. Attached arching, triangular spout and ear-shaped handle. Decorative line rings body around neck. CONDITION: Badly dented, base dented.

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