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Object Name: Creamer
Date: ca. 1820
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 6 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 7 in. ( 16.2 x 10.8 x 17.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Wrought silver creamer; globular body narrows to three wide hoops, below a high, wide extended pouring lip; gadrooned band with four scallop motifs applied around the rim; seated on a round stepped pedestal with a waved skirt and four applied, cast scroll and paw feet; wide, flat scroll handle tapering to a point at the bottom; acanthus thumbpiece; engraved, "A R C" on the center front in bright-cut script; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number: INV.14481
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Marks: engraved: center front: "A R C" in bright-cut script stamped: on base: twice, "Stodder & Frobisher" in a rectangle