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
Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.
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; 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
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Japonism.