Antique, silverplate, ice water pitcher by Reed and Barton circa mid 1800s. This pitcher is "egg shaped" with ivy leaf decor around the middle. The top finial is that of a budding flower. This beautiful piece of history would make a great display.
Measurements: approx 12" tall x 11" wide handle to spout, 6 1/2" diameter at its widest.
Marks: Patented By JA s Stimpson 1854 No 2226 MFD & Plated By Reed & Barton Extended Seven Years Egg Shaped Design Seamless Lined Pat'd April 23, 1867 853
This pitcher is in good, antique condition for its age and use. Still very shiny with some wear in some areas and some tiny dings and bruises (see pics). The inside looks good with some marks (probably from ice). No other damage noted.