Bigelow Bros. & Kennard Coin Silver Water Pitcher Ewer
Bigelow Bros. & Kennard coin silver water pitcher depicting a dog with a warrior shield on the handle with two matching dog cartouches on the front end and back end of the water pitcher. Very fine heavy gage silver with fine beading around the belly of the pitcher. Measures 15 inches x 10 inches x 6 inches and weighs 51.4 ozt. Makes a great bar pitcher for any occasion. Bears a Victorian engraving of 1862 and bears hallmarks as shown.
Bigelow, Kennard & Co. of Boston was one of the leading Boston merchants in the 19th and early 20th century, selling high-quality domestic and imported silver, glass, and clocks. John Bigelow founded the firm around 1824 and was soon followed by his brothers, Alanson & Abraham O. Bigelow and in 1830 they were known as Bigelow Brothers. Their company record belongs to the library of Harvard Business School.
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