Presentation pitcher and cake baskets (pr.)

Presentation pitcher and cake baskets (pr.)
Presentation pitcher and cake baskets (pr.)
Title
Presentation pitcher and cake baskets (pr.)
Date 
1819
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
see individual records
Credit Line 
The Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence, Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number 
1942.543a-c
Marks 
Mark: stamped @ bottoms of each cake basket and twice @ pitcher underside of foot in relief "I.T." with rectangular surround with pseudo-hallmarks in relief of animal's head in profile in oval surround and obscured "P" (or ship with billowing sail) in shield surround Mark: engraved along undersides of each foot "E.H. POOL" in block letters Description: relates to owner's name
Gallery Label 
This pitcher and pair of matching cake baskets were presented to Julia Montaudevert Lawrence (1788-1865) in memory of her late husband, Commodore James Lawrence, by the Common Council of New York City for "skill and gallantry" displayed in battle during the War of 1812.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group