QUADRUPLE PLATE SOUTHINGTON SILVER SYRUP PITCHER c1890

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 29,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction

is a lovely Victorian quadruple plated Syrup Pitcher from Southington Silverplate Co circa 1890. In 1893 Meriden Britannia Co purchased Southington Silver Co but the trademark was never used by Meriden, thus this pitcher wa made prior to 1893. The pitcher measures 8&1/2" tall. It is a dripless pitcher having a special double lip or spout. Lovely engraved and etched floral design on both sides. The finial is a unique head of a soldier. The thumb knob on the handle is the head of a woman. The hinge is strong and operates smoothly, the lid closes securely. The interior is clean and it is a solid, sturdy piece. T is wear to the plate, on the handle and around the floral design on one side, but t are no dents. Overall it is in excellent condition, especially considering it's age.

The handle is called a caryatid handle - a type of handle in the form of a draped female figure called a caryatid.

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