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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca.1760
DIMENSIONS 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 3 1/8in. (10.8 x 11.1 x 7.9cm) Weight: 4.75 oz. (147.1 g)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom, in oval: "N.R" Engraved in block letters on bottom, around mark: "H V W A"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. in honor of Dianne H. Pilgrim
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver creamer; pear-shaped body with serrated rim and short pouring lip; three cast, cabriole legs with shell-shaped juncture and shell feet; double scroll handle, slight grip, handle forked at terminal. CONDITION: Normal wear and scratches. Foot below handle pushed into body; old break repaired with solder lower right; foot slightly bent. Long dent to left of this shell juncture; several small dents to body to right. Foot on front of pitcher has been broken and repaired with solder; dent to left of shell juncture; another dent to right of shell juncture on third foot. Pouring lip very slightly dented. Tiny dent to right of handle juncture.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Nicholas Roosevelt (American, 1715–1769). Creamer, ca.1760. Silver, 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 3 1/8in. (10.8 x 11.1 x 7.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. in honor of Dianne H. Pilgrim, 1993.114.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.114.1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1993.114.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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