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"W. Thomson" [twice]
Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale
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William Thomson (working 1809-1845). Creamer, ca. 1820. Silver, 7 1/4 x 7 in. (18.4 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale, 64.76.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 64.76.1-.4_bw.jpg)
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Part of a four-piece service. Squat, oval-based, bulbous silver creamer with broad spout and plain ear handle. A continuous repoussée band of bundles of wheat is around the lip and top and bottom of foot. On shoulder is a repoussée band repeated the following motives: windmill, bundle of wheat, beehives, water mill, haystack cover, scythe and hatchel, rake and plow, homestead and wagon.
CONDITION: Bent at foot, handle loose at bottom, dent in body.
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