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Bouquet holder

Bouquet holder
Title
Bouquet holder
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 18.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Wrought and cast silver plate bouquet holder; cone-shaped holder made of four filigree leaveas with filigree flowers between; holder attached to the six-sided handle with filigree leaves and cast flowers; each side of the handle decorated with X's and flowers; three cast foliate cartouches are applied to the base; a ring and pin are attached above the handle with an oval link chain; no maker's marks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Helen A. Collingwood
Object Number 
1931.79
Gallery Label 
This bouquet holder was given to the donor by her mother, a granddaughter of John McComb, Jr. It was given to her mother by one of her bridesmaids, Flora Payne, who married William C. Whitney. It held her mother's bridal bouquet.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group