Overall: 5 x 4 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 11.7 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm )
Urn-shaped pewter wine pitcher with high circular base, broken scroll handle, shell thumbpiece, hinged dome lid with acorn finial, and applied beak- shaped spout; molded gadronned decoration on body and lid.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
engraved: on spout: "V"
The 'V' engraved on the spout is an abbreviation for vino, and the pitcher would have been part of a three piece set including a water pitcher and a chalice.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.