Milk pot

Milk pot
Milk pot
Title
Milk pot
Date 
1764/65
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 x 4 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 7.6 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver creamer; inverted pear-shaped body on a circular molded foot with a band of chased flowers around the center; body all over repoussé chased with bands of waved flutes, ovals, and floral decoration; scroll cartouche repoussé chased on the front center of the body, engraved with an unidentified crest, an anchor held by two arms from below; raised and flared, scalloped rim with a high, narrow pouring lip; cast, c-scroll handle with gadrooning down the sides and beading down the center, applied to the back of the rim and the center of the body; maker's marks stamped below the rim, to the right of the handle.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Object Number 
1911.41
Marks 
stamped: below the rim, to the right of the handle: "WB" in roman letters, a lion passant in a rectangle, a crowned leopards head in a rectangle and an "I" in gothic script
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group