Overall: 10 1/2 x 9 x 6 in. ( 26.7 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm )
Silver Weight: 29 oz (troy) 2 dwt (905 g)
Wrought silver covered pitcher; octagonal, pear-shaped body decoated with chased foliate decoration and three foliate scroll cartouches; body seated on a stepped octagonal foot; stepped band applied around the rim; squared, covered, snub-nosed pouring lip chased with foliate decoration; hinged, stepped, octagonal domed lid with a chased band of flowers around the center; cast, acanthus flame finial; double-scroll handle, cast in vertical halves applied to the body; engraved in the center cartouche, "Presented to/ Ald. C. Crolius,/ by the proprietors of the/ Manhattan line of/ Stages." in script; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Gift of Sarah E. Scofield
Inscription: engraved in the center cartouche: "Presented to/ Ald. C. Crolius,/ by the proprietors of the/ Manhattan line of/ Stages." in script
Mark: stamped on the base: "G & H" in roman letters in a rectangle below "G/ &/ H" in an oval above "1/47/8" in a diamond
Clarkson Crolius, Jr. (1806-1887), who married Elizabeth Hicks Seaman (1806-1854); to their niece Sarah E. Vredenburgh (Mrs. Horace B. Scofield, 1838-1909), the donor.
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