Overall: 13 x 7 x 9 7/8 in. ( 33 x 17.8 x 25.1 cm ) Silver Weight: 40 oz (troy) 19 dwt (1274 g)
Wrought silver presentation pitcher; pear-shaped body on a circular molded foot; body has all over repouss
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
engraved: center front: "Presented by/ The Board of Directors/ of the Seventh Ward Bank/ To their late President/ the Hon. John W. Lawrence/ 1854" in script stamped: on the base: "WOOD & HUGHES" in roman letters
This pitcher was presented by the Board of Directors of the Seventh Ward Bank to their president, John W. Lawrence.
John Watson Lawrence (1800-1888), who married Mary King Bowne (1808-1874); to their son Walter B. Lawrence (1834-1912), who married Anna Townsend (1852-1902); to their son Townsend Lawrence (1871-1951), the donor.
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