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Antique Hammered Copper Syrup Jug With Funnel Spout Dovetailed 1800's

Antique Hammered Copper Syrup Jug With Funnel Spout Dovetailed 1800's

The pitcher was formed by cutting a rectangle of copper, hammering the edges thin and making tabs (commonly called dovetails) that were folded over to form the cylinder that makes up the bottom portion. A circle of copper was cut for the bottom and attached using the same crimping technique.