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1960

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2015

2019

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Pitcher, ca. 1870

This is a Pitcher. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is glazed porcelain, pewter. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

13 x 24 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Pewter marked: Thompson’s patent R. Broadhead & Co. Sheffield. Raised registry mark on bottom: IV/ 7/ 11 R.C.H. 36” (in diamond)

Cite this object as

Pitcher, ca. 1870; glazed porcelain, pewter; 13 x 24 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.); 1960-80-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18434519/ |title=Pitcher, ca. 1870 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 October 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>