Creamer

Creamer
Title
Creamer
Date 
1848-1853
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 7 x 12.4 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver creamer in the Classical Revival style with Rococo decoration; helmet-shaped body with a high extended pouring lip and low sides; plain, applied band around the rim; seated on an oval, stepped foot; squared strap handle, tapers to a point at the base; handle engraved with a floral band; foliate cartouche and floral garland repoussé chased around the body; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. M. F. Savage
Object Number 
1925.44
Marks 
stamped: on base: "J. C. M./ TIFFANY YOUNG & ELLIS"
Gallery Label 
The Anglo-American Art Museum at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA owns a complete coffee and tea service in this pattern. It is illustated in "Tiffany Silver" by Charles and Mary Grace Carpenter (p.68).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group