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Creamer

Maker:
Possibly James Adam (1755–1798) or
Maker:
Possibly John Adam (1775–1848)
Date:
ca. 1795
Geography:
Made in Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 7/8 x 5 3/16 in. (17.5 x 13.2 cm); 6 oz. 18 dwt. (215 g) Foot: 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (6.7 x 6.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.293
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle in script: B (in bright-cut shield suspended from a bow)
lightly scratched on underside: 20085 LE (letters in script)

Marking: marked twice on underside of foot in script: J [pellet] Adam (in shaped surround)
marked twice on underside: [eagle in circular surround]
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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