Creamer

Creamer
Title
Creamer
Date 
1820-1843
Medium 
Silver, ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 19 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Silver creamer; inverted pear-shaped body with eleven wide concave flutes seated on a circular stepped foot with an applied, die-rolled trefoil band; convex shoulder with an applied, die-rolled trefoil band raised to a tapered and flared neck; high, wide pouring lip with a die-rolled trefoil band applied around the rim; cast, in two halves, scroll handle with ivory insulators; engraved on the front center of the body, "M. A. Benedict;" maker's mark stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Miriam Jay Wurts Andrus
Object Number 
2000.211c
Marks 
engraved: front center of the body: "M. A. Benedict" in script stamped: on the base: "N. J. BOGERT" in a rectangle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group