Creamer

Object Number: 
1941.798
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 5 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.9 x 12.7 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center: "Dean Richmond" in script stamped: on base: "PAIRPOINT MFCCO * NEW BEDFORD MASS" in a circle around "QUADRUPLE * PLATE" in a circle around a dimond with "P/M" in the center
Description: 
Cast, electroplated silver creamer; oval body with straight sides; applied reed bands around the base and rim; applied, extended tiangular spout; cast and applied, s-scroll handle with an oval thumbpiece; engraved, "Dean Richmond" in script; maker's marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This creamer was made for the steamship "Dean Richmond" commissioned in 1865.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group