Pitcher Maker: Jones, Shreve, Brown and Company (active 1857 - 1860)

1857–60

American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900
Medium

Coin silver

Dimensions

11 3/4 in., 433 g (29.85 cm)
base (diam.): 3 3/4 in. (9.53 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933

Accession Number

1995.23.81

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96), 137
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

pitchers, utilitarian objects

Marks

"JONES,SHREVE,BROWN&Co" [Roman capitals, small "o"; commas] / "BOSTON" [Roman capitals] / "PURE SILVER COIN" [Roman capitals] all incuse on underside of body.

Inscriptions

"Presented" / "to Chief Engineer" / "N. B. VANT" */ "by the Milford Fire Department" / "Milford Oct.16th,1858." [feathered upper and lower case; periods; comma] and *[black capitals, larger; period] all on front of body, below spout.

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