Bonbon dish

Object Number: 
INV.14485
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 26.4 x 18.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center of the bowl: "E E G" in script stamped: on the base: "STERLING/ 5872" over a two headed animal holding a "W" in a circle
Description: 
Wrought silver bonbon dish; oval bowl-shaped body with eight narrow, shallow flutes along the slightly flared sides; wide scalloped rim covered with repoussé chased flowers, and scrolls around the edge; engraved, "E E G" in the center of the bowl, in script; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group