Overall: 3 1/8 x 5 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.9 x 12.7 x 6 cm )
Cast, electroplated silver creamer; oval body with straight sides; applied reed bands around the base and rim; applied, extended tiangular spout; cast and applied, s-scroll handle with an oval thumbpiece; engraved, "Dean Richmond" in script; maker's marks on the base.
engraved: center: "Dean Richmond" in script stamped: on base: "PAIRPOINT MFCCO * NEW BEDFORD MASS" in a circle around "QUADRUPLE * PLATE" in a circle around a dimond with "P/M" in the center
This creamer was made for the steamship "Dean Richmond" commissioned in 1865.
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
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