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Pitcher

1851–71
Maker Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887), Manufactured by Roswell Gleason and Sons (American, active 1851–1871)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 20.3 cm (8 3/4 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.480

Medium or Technique

Silver plate

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

A lobed pitcher with a hinged lid, with a floral knob.

Provenance

Early history unknown; between 1960-70, inherited by Judith M. Braunfeld from her grandmother; 2010, gift of Braunfeld to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Judith M. Braunfeld in honor of Rebecca V. Currier