DescriptionA George Sharp for Bailey & Co. Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1852-1856
Marks: BAILEY & CO, CHESTNUT ST PHILA, (lion passant), (lion-S-shield)
16-1/8 inches high (41.0 cm)
38.83 troy ounces
The pitcher in classical baluster-form having branch and vine handle, repoussé floral and scroll motif throughout, cartouche beneath spout engraved Dodson, lower ruffled skirt base raised on circular stepped plinth.
Several dents and areas of waviness to body, scattered dents to cartouche, footed rim with pushing and warping, scattered pitting throughout, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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