Eoff & Shepard (American, active ca. 1852-1861); retailed by Ball, Black & Co. (American, active 1851-1874)
United States: New York: New York City
Overall: 9 1/8 in x 12 in; 23.1775 cm x 30.48 cm
Gift of Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858) to his sister Cornelia Hannah Van Alen (1814-1892)
Waste Bowl, Diminutive Hot Water Pitcher, and Coffeepot inscribed: ?Jan. 11, 1857? on one side and ?C.H.V.A./ From/ B.F.B.? (Cornelia Hannah Van Alen From Benjamin Franklin Butler) on the opposite side. Sugar Bowl and Teapot inscribed "CHB" (Cornelia Hannah Butler) on one side in conjoined script.
Gift of Paul Guarner in memory of his mother, Helen Riedlinger Guarner (1905-2000)
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.