Creamer

Object Number: 
1937.190
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 14.3 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
Mark: stamped on footring: "WISHART" in a rectangle Engraving: center-front and center-back bright-cut shield framed with beading and surrounded by mantling of swags, draper, ribbons, and tassels; also bright-cut engraved ornamental borders along lip, sh
Description: 
Wrought silver creamer; oval, tapered body on a stepped oval foot with four convex flutes; foot engraved with a foliate band on upper step and a double band of dots on the lower step; body has four convex flutes, two on each side; concave shoulder flares to a raised and extended pouring rim; plain applied rim with an engraved decorative band below; cast, tapered strap handle with two grooves up the center; bright-cut foliate band below the shoulder; shield reserves on each side draped with swags; maker's mark stamped on the footring.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to David Grim (1737-1826).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group