Pewter: britannia metal
Overall: 10 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 26.4 x 26 x 14.6 cm )
Two-part britannia metal pitcher with cylindrical body; hinged lid with finial; baluster-shaped applied ornament below spout; plain molded handle with compress ball finial; spout cover hinged; brass handle across top allows inner section to be removed so that hot water can be poured from this section and outer section; copper base.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
struck: beneath base: "patent"
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