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Manufacturer: Tiffany and Company, American, founded 1837
Honorand and Recipient: George Townsend Adee, American, 1804–1884

Pitcher and tray

ca. 1876

Sterling silver

High Pitcher: 19 3/4 × 6 1/16 in. (50.17 × 15.4 cm, 58.2 oz.)
Waiter: 1 3/8 × 12 3/4 in. (3.49 × 32.39 cm, 28.4 oz.)
Given in memory of George Townsend Adee by Mr. and Mrs. Raynham Townsend, Jr., B.A. 1934
1980.32a-b
Geography: 
Manufactured in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

George Townsend Adee (1804-1884), New York; descent through his family to Mr. and Mrs. Raynham Townsend, Jr., to 1980; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 69.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.