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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.113
People
Dominick & Haff, American (1872 - 1928)
Title
Water Pitcher
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1881
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356412
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Sterling silver
Dimensions
20 × 18 × 11.9 cm (7 7/8 × 7 1/16 × 4 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: bottom, engraved: BOWEN / AUG. 25th / 1856 and 1881.
  • maker's mark: bottom, above engraved inscription: .925 [in rectangle] [circle] 8/8 [in diamond]
  • maker's mark: bottom, left of engraved inscription, erased: .925 [in rectangle] [circle] 8/8 [in diamond]
  • inscription: bottom, above engraved inscription, erased: Sterling
  • inscription: bottom, left of engraved inscription: Sterling
  • inscription: bottom, below engraved inscription: 86 [erased / 86
Provenance
Possibly Charles Clark Bowen and Julia Maria Hard, 1881. [Spencer & Marks, Southampton, MA], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, by exchange and bequest of Emmet Blakeney Gleason, by exchange
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.113
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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