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"Modern" Pitcher

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1955
DIMENSIONS 11 3/8 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (28.9 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "[shield with anchor]/ CE [in square] P [in square]/ Gorham [in oval]/ YC888/ 3 3/4 pint"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall undecorated cylindrical form that bulges at center and tapers towards the base and the outward flaring broad spout with opposed, flattened, elongated c-shaped handle attached at rim and below mid-point of body. On interior below spout is soldered horizontal ice-cube barrier.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865–1961). "Modern" Pitcher, ca. 1955. Silver-plate, 11 3/8 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (28.9 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2010.29.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.29.1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.29.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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