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Cylindrical Pitcher

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chromed metal, wood
DATES mid 1930s
DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 17.1 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on underside of base: "MANNING BOWMAN / MERIDEN, CONN. U.S.A."
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
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
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CAPTION Manning Bowman and Co. (1857-present). Cylindrical Pitcher, mid 1930s. Chromed metal, wood, 7 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (20 x 17.1 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.108.18_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 83.108.18_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pitcher chromed metal, part wooden handle. Simple cylindrical shape raised on horizontally ribbed base, a tiny pouring spout to one side with an ice guard arching above the edges. On the opposite side a two-part metal and wood handle, each part a curved L-shape. CONDITION: Good, numerous surface scratches and wear throughout. Handle slightly worn.
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