Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 19 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm ) Silver Weight: 16 oz (troy) 12 dwt (516 g)
Wrought silver creamer; ovoid body applied to splayed feet with applied vertical gadrooned bands, set on four ball feet; applied, seamed die-rolled grapevine design band below the convex shoulder, with an applied vertical lip with a gadrooned band around the edge; flared rim above the shoulder and an applied band of gadrooning around the rim, with a short pouring lip and a high, hinged rectangular domed lid with a gadrooned baluster finial; serpent-head handle with engraved leaf design around the neck and on the handle socket (handle only attaches at base); maker's marks on base.
Bequest of Sarah E. Scofield
stamped: on bases: "W.B. HEYER" in a conforming rectangle stamped: on bases below "HEYER" mark: "Hyde & Nevins" in a conforming rectangle