|Object ID #||1968.014.002|
|Title||Brass Hot Water Ewer|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||England, United Kingdom?|
Brass ewer-style pitcher or measure, 19th-c. Function: For pouring liquids, possibly hot water? No maker's identification. It only has the numeral "3" impressed on the underside. The underside is recessed. Has a long, curved pouring lip. Has a long brass handle. The base of the pitcher is round and has the widest diameter, then the walls taper towards the top. If it was a measure, it might have once had matching items of different sizes, and measures usually have wider mouths. Some collectors call items like this "Hot Water Jugs" (ewers).
|Makers mark||Impressed with "3"|
|Provenance||Most likely originally belonged to Elizabeth McLean (nee Blythe, d. 1921). She resided at Owen Sound, from the 1840s until her death. Inherited by her daughter, Mary A. McLean.|
|Collection||Household Equipment, 19th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||H-22.9 Dia-14.2 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
McLean, Mary A.