6 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (15.9 x 21.3 x 14.9 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on base, partially worn rectangular stamp with serrated edge containing "R DUNH[AM]"
Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters
Pewter water pitcher, "Britannia ware." Bulbous shape rises from flat bottom, then flares to open top. Attached arching, triangular spout and ear-shaped handle. Decorative line rings body around neck.
CONDITION: Badly dented, base dented.
This item is not on view
American. Water Pitcher, 1837-1860. Pewter, 6 1/4 x 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (15.9 x 21.3 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.37. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.37.jpg)
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