Pitcher

Object Number: 
INV.14457
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 x 4 1/4 in. ( 11.1 x 7.6 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "S KIRK & SON/ 11 OZS/ 1523"
Description: 
Wrought silver pitcher; urn-shaped body with a circular foot and a cylindrical neck; repoussé chased foliate decoration all over the body; repoussé chased acanthus leaves around the neck; engraved geometric decoration around the foot; triangular spout in the form of a bearded man, applied to the front of the neck; plain applied rim; cast and chased foliate s-scroll handle; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group