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1980

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Cream Pitcher (France), 1819–38

This is a Cream pitcher. It is dated 1819–38 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is raised and stamped gilt silver, carved wood (handle). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arthur Ross. It is credited Gift of Arthur Ross.

Its dimensions are

15.6 x 12 x 6.9 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

head for 1819-38 for .950 grade silver

Cite this object as

Cream Pitcher (France), 1819–38; raised and stamped gilt silver, carved wood (handle); 15.6 x 12 x 6.9 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.); Gift of Arthur Ross; 1980-76-3

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