Detail View: The AMICA Library: Steam Pot

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1978.138
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Woodcock, Bancroft
Creator Nationality: 
North American; American
Creator Dates/Places: 
American; 1732-1817 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: 
Bancroft Woodcock
Title: 
Steam Pot
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
front view
Creation Date: 
1765/75
Creation Start Date: 
1765
Creation End Date: 
1775
Materials and Techniques: 
silver
Classification Term: 
Cream Pot
Classification Term: 
Silver
Subject Description: 
Cream pot (sometimes called milk pot) with circular base engraved with ruffled design, pear-shaped body. Pot handle cast with three flowers, leaves, and acanthus scrolls and shaped rim with twisted wire border. Repousse festoons of flowers and leaves suspended from bowknots on pot.
Creation Place: 
North and Central America,North America,United States,Delaware,Wilmington
Dimensions: 
4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (diam. at base) (10.8 x 5.7 cm.)
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1978.138
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of the Antiquarian Society
Inscriptions: 
Stamped on bottom in Roman capitals "B. WOODCOCK" in a rectangle conforming to letter shapes.
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.E15484.TIF