On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
height: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm); diameter of base: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on underside of base on three lines: [S within shield, bell within shield, S within shield] / SHREVE & CO / STERLING / SAN FRANCISCO
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Inverted pear-shaped body with double belly; high pouring lip; strapwork around edge of lip, center of body (enclosing medallion with two dolphins and letters "c, c, c"), and along base; strapwork handle, trifurcated at junction with body.
Condition: Good, tarnished with polish build-up on all seams; green corrosion around underside of base; base rim edges bent in on two sides.
Shreve & Company (founded 1852). Ewer, ca.1905. Silver, height: 9 1/4 x 5 in. (23.5 x 12.7 cm); diameter of base: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 82.167. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 82.167_view1_bw.jpg)
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