Thomas Fletcher, ‘Presentation Vase’, 1824, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; 10 oz. 5 dwt. (12760 g); lip: Diam. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); cover: 5 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. (14.3 x 32.4 cm)

Image rights: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, Louis V. Bell and Rogers Funds; Anonymous and Robert G. Goelet Gifts; and Gifts of Fenton L. B. Brown and of the grandchildren of Mrs. Ranson Spaford Hooker, in her memory, by exchange, 1982), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal

About Thomas Fletcher

American, 1787-1866, Alstead, NH, United States, based in New Jersey, United States

About Sidney Gardiner

American, 1787-1827, Mattituck, NY, United States, based in Mexico