Presentation Urn

George K. Childs, American, active 1828 - 1850

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1848-1850

Medium:
Silver

Dimensions:
30 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 10 3/4 inches (76.8 × 41.3 × 27.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 286, American Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1998-157-1a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of John Cadwalader, Jr., 1998

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Label:
This large silver urn was typical of the late Empire period. Such pieces were created as presentation awards to honor an individual's service to the community.


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