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Creamer

Maker:
Harvey Lewis (ca. 1783–1835)
Date:
1827
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 4 in. (15.6 x 14.1 x 10.2 cm); 11 oz. 2 dwt. (345.6 g) Foot: Diam. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, 1968
Accession Number:
68.130.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle: [coat of arms with crest above and motto below in banner. Motto reads: FACIE TENUS]
engraved on foot in script: S.W.W. April 1912

Marking: marked twice on underside of body: H.LEWIS (in serrated rectangle)
descended in the Wheeler family; Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, Montclair, New Jersey, until 1968
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