Large Coin Silver Water Pitcher
A large and fine quality American coin silver water pitcher by Jones Shreve Brown & Co., Boston c. 1857. Baluster shaped, embossed with scrolls, acanthus wrapped scroll handle and shell and scroll border. Engraved with a presentation inscription: "Dr Charles M Windship/ in token of the friendship and gratitude of/ Geo. Read/ from his children/ Jan 1st 1857". 13" (33cm) high, 10" (25.4cm) from spou to handle, 40.7 ozt (1267g).