The cream pitcher was formed into an elliptical form with shaped sides; it has a solid curved handle.
Reflecting the strong Colonial Revival taste then prevalent in Boston, this set was made by Arthur Hartwell about 1922.
This text has been adapted from "Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000," edited by Jeannine Falino and Gerald W.R. Ward, published in 2008 by the MFA. Complete references can be found in that publication.
Cream pitcher, part of four-piece tea service
- about 1922
- Designed by Arthur Stone, American, born in England, 1847–1938
- Made by Arthur Hartwell, American, active 1909–1937
- Gardner, Massachusetts, United States
- 11 x 12.7 x 5.9 cm (4 5/16 x 5 x 2 5/16 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silver hollowware
- Accession Number
- Not on view