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Object Name: Creamer
Date: ca. 1835
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 8 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 5 in. ( 21.9 x 19.7 x 12.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Wrought silver creamer; inverted pear-shaped body on a round splayed foot, joined to the body by a round pedestal with an applied die-rolled heart and shell band; wide, raised, flared and extended pouring rim with an applied, die-rolled heart band around the edge; cast, scrolled handle partially covered with acanthus leaves and flowers; all over repoussé and chased scrolls, plants and flowers with cartouches around the front and rear reserves; "C" engraved in script in the front reserve; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: Gift of Henry Chauncey Cryder
Object Number: 1942.243d
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Marks: engraved: in front reserve: "C" Mark: stamped on base: "MARQUAND" in a banner "& CO" in rectangle over "NEW-YORK" in a banner"

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Belonged to Mrs. John Cryder (Mary Wright Wetmore, 1804-1874), grandmother of the donor.