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Pitcher

Designer:
Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Manufacturer:
James Dixon & Sons (British, founded Sheffield, 1806)
Date:
ca. 1881
Medium:
Silver-plate, ivory
Dimensions:
H. 8-3/8, Diam. 5-3/4 inches (21.3 x 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lita Annenberg Hazen Charitable Trust Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.69
Not on view
Inscription: (stamped, on underside): EP [sideways] JD&S trumpet symbol [for Sheffield] / Chr. Dresser [facsimile signature] / 2546/CM

(scratched, on underside): 3327
?-1993: Private Collection, Great Britain 1993-1998: Historical Design, Inc., New York

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions of Twentieth-Century Design and Architecture," June 29–November 14, 1999, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Significant Objects," November 26, 2002–May 2, 2004, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Curator's Eye: J. Stewart Johnson, 1990–2004," March 1–November 6, 2005.

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