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pitcher, stand, two goblets
  • Reed & Barton Co.
    founded 1824
  • pitcher, stand, two goblets, circa 1880
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • silver plating, white metal
  • Object Height/Width: with stand 49.5 x 30.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: with stand 19 1/2 x 12 in
  • Gift of Gerald E. and Enola McClure Pipes
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0064.a-e

Iced water pitcher and two goblets with stand. Floral designs on the body of the cup and the pitcher. Animal (identified as a polar bear) on finial on the domed lid of the pitcher. The stand is square, on clawed feet, and has two branches off the front with circular bases for the goblets. There is an elevated stand with foliate patterns, openwork, clawed feet, and a bird to support the pitcher. The pitcher has a spout and an ear-shaped handle. There are images of dogs and foliate patterns in bands at the top and bottom of the pitcher as well as along the base of the stand.