Water pitcher

Object Number: 
1939.174a
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 24.4 x 24.4 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front center: "Hallett Borrowe,/ from his great-aunt/ Ann Colt." in script stamped: on the base: "G. BOYCE" in roman letters in a rectangle over "N. Y" in roman letters in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver water pitcher; raised, circular body, wide at the top and tapering to a slightly flared bottom and a circular foot; applied, flat shoulder and concave neck; die-rolled bands leaf and dart molding applied around the footring, the shoulder and the rim; high, narrow, extended pouring lip applied to the front of the neck; s-scroll handle, cast in vertical halves, applied to the back of the neck and the body; engraved, "Hallett Borrowe,/ from his great-aunt/ Ann Colt." in script on the front center of the body; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group