Presentation pitcher and cake baskets (pr.)

Object Number: 
1942.543a-c
Date: 
1819
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
see individual records
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 shi
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.
Credit Line: 
The Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence, Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group