Pitcher: reed, bird and plant motif

 
Pitcher: reed, bird and plant motif
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  • Title :     Pitcher: reed, bird and plant motif
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Gorham Manufacturing Company Manufacturer
  • Accession:     XX1990.1277
  • Country:     United States Providence Rhode Island
  • Date:     1879
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/2 7-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 21.6 19.1 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Food and Beverage , Metal/Metal Design , Animals
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.1277.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Sterling silver pitcher with hammered lowered half decorated with applied Japanese style motif of reeds, birds and other plants in bronze and copper; upper half unhammered and engraved with initials.