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This and 5 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Tea Set, 1888.

Object Timeline

1980

  • We acquired this object.

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Cream Pitcher, 1888

This is a cream pitcher. It was retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle. It is dated 1888 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Norris W. Harkness. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Teapot (USA), 1881
  • silver, ivory.
  • Gift of John V. Rowan, Jr. in memory of Winifred D. Shrubsole (Mrs. Eric N.....
  • 1991-63-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.9 x 17.8 x 11.4 cm (3 1/2 x 7 x 4 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in block caps on underside: Bailey Banks and Biddle, Sterling, 88, maker's mark of lozenges and circle with date 88

It is inscribed

On underside: family crest of rampant stag head with arrow above a gothic "N"

Cite this object as

Cream Pitcher, 1888; Retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle ; silver; H x W x D: 8.9 x 17.8 x 11.4 cm (3 1/2 x 7 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness; 1980-20-5

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