Bancroft Woodcock / Steam Pot / 1765/75Bancroft Woodcock
Steam Pot

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Creator Name: Woodcock, Bancroft
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: American; 1732-1817 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: Bancroft Woodcock
Title: Steam Pot
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: 1765
Creation End Date: 1775
Creation Date: 1765/75
Creation Place: North and Central America,North America,United States,Delaware,Wilmington
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Cream Pot
Classification Term: Silver
Materials and Techniques: silver
Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (diam. at base) (10.8 x 5.7 cm.)
Inscriptions: Stamped on bottom in Roman capitals "B. WOODCOCK" in a rectangle conforming to letter shapes.
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
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.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1978.138
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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