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Pitcher

Description

Pitcher of coin silver made by Philadelphia silversmiths Fletcher & Gardiner (1812-1817). Part of a $4,000 52-piece service presented to Commodore John Rodgers (1772-1838) on the 3rd anniversary of the bombardment of Fort McHenry and the Battle of North Point, 1814. Inscription on bottom.

Date

1817

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

11.75 H x 9.5 W x 6 D inches

Object ID

1935.34.1

Resource ID

8081

Notes

Inscription on bottom reads: "Presented by the citizens of Baltimore to Com. John Rodgers in testimony of their sense of the important aid offered by him in the defense of Baltimore on the 12th &and 13th of September 1814."

Credit Line

Gift of the Macomb Heirs

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.