Silverplate Pairpoint Victorian 1880's Antique Tilting Water Pitcher
Item sold on 2015-06-10 - Shipped on 2015-06-12
Shipper: PLYCON (708-339-8805)
A lavish Victorian tilting water pitcher has its original stand, hand engraved by famous silversmith "Pairpoint Quadruple Plate" of Massachusetts.
An inscription for an apropos 25 year silver anniversary reads "Dec. 18, 1860-1885" with a monogram. The silver is in excellent condition on this American made antique serving ensemble, there are small scuffs and dents, see photos.
The removable drip catcher tray has a bird motif. This double wall insulating pitcher is an early form of Thermos, with a screw cap on the bottom to drain condensation.
When the kettle is tilted, there is a base for a goblet or glass to pour into. Overall size of this lovely antique is 9" x 13" at the base and 20" tall.
See 30 photos on Harp Gallery website that enlarge to full screen size.
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