Card tray

Card tray
Title
Card tray
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. ( 1.9 x 20 cm )
Description 
Wrought and cast silver tray; flat, rectangular dish with stepped sides and an applied, cast acanthus band around the rim; four cast shell and foliate scroll feet applied to the base; flowers and ferns engraved all over the dish; bright-cut "G" engraved in a scrolled cartouche the center of the dish; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Object Number 
1969.14
Marks 
Inscription: engraved with centered script: "G" surrounded by engraved and chased leaves, sunflower, tulip. Maker's marks: stamped on base three times in relief, "G. W. & H"
Provenance 
Trays belonged to Greenwood family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group