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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 in. (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
Marking: (underside, stamped): EP [sideways] JD&S [trumpet symbol] [for Sheffield] / Chr. Dresser [facsimile signature] / 2546/CM; (underside, scratched): 3327
private collection, England (until 1993); [Historical Design, Inc., New York, 1993–99; sold to MMA]

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, no catalogue.

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