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Creamer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
DATES ca. 1795
DIMENSIONS 6 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (16.7 x 12.6 cm)
MARKINGS "I. B." [on rectangular ground]
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 20.791
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Helmet-shaped creamer, consisting of square plinth, circular base, narrow stem and narrow curved and ridged handle. There is a row of beading around the base and rim. At the front is an oval medallion, encircled with scallops, containing the script initials "A L". It is suspended from a ribbon bow. On the side is a monogram in script. Maker: John Benjamin Condition: Good.
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