Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • John Targee
    circa 1772–1850
    active: United States
  • creamer, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silver
  • Object Height/Width: 17.8 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 x 6 1/2 in
  • Bequest in honor of Dr. Marilyn Stokstad
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0028

Silver creamer with a foot and handle. A band of oak leaves and acorns is between the body and lip. Egg and dart trim surrounds the edge of the lip. The handle is ear-shaped and has a tab for the thumb. The bottom of the body is decorated with vertical bands which are rounded on top. There is a foliate pattern around base.