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PITCHER, CREAM
[Food Service Tools and Equipment]


Accession Number: 1980.96.444.2

Physical Description: Silver-plated brass cream pitcher. Geometric design with stylized flowers inside triangular shapes. Crest of stylized flowers and rectangular shape. Right side pour spout.

History of Object: Label: "1860's. Christopher Strieby home. Silver creamer, sugar bowl, spoon holder." Found at Kaw Mission site with no accession number, February 1980.

Date: 1885

Dimensions (in cm): H: 6 1/8"; W: 6"; Diam: 3 1/4"

Marks/Inscriptions: [stamped on center bottom of each] [manufacturer's trademark - circular] [lion in center holding flower] Meriden Silver Pate Co. / Quadruple Pate. / [outside trademark] 1420 ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Morris County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Council Grove (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Kaw Mission State Historic Site
    Individual: Strieby, Christopher H., 1836-

Creators and Contributors

    Meriden Silver Plate Company

Status: Cataloged

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