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"Medallion" water pitcher, 1866
Gorham Manufacturing Company

Providence, Rhode Island, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United S
Silver, H: 12 in
Bequest of Helene Perry Griffin, 1968  68.199
Not On View
Inscribed and dated 1866, from a mother to a daughter: "Mary S. Perry/from/Mother/1866"

both maker's mark and retailer's mark on bottom: J.E. CALDWELL & CO. incuse above octagonal pseudo hallmarks of Lion and G flanking an anchor in a shield shape, over 211 (form number)

Exhibition History:
"Style, Status and Sterling: The Triumph of Silver in America, Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (March 11, 2005 - May 31, 2006)

"Holloware and Artifacts," Finch College Museum of Art, New York, New York (1975)

Keywords: Silver, Pitcher, Jug, Water pitcher, Helmet, Roman, Medallion, Néo-Grec