Child's breakfast set
Part (mug): 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 4 in. (8.6 x 6.7 x 10.2 cm)
Part (bowl): 5 x 3 in. (12.7 x 7.6 cm)
Part (saucer): 7 1/2 x
Cast and seamed silver child's breakfast set including a mug, bowl, saucer and spoon; each repoussé chased, except for the spoon, with bands depicting a parade of children playing musical instruments; the mug and bowl are engraved, "Eugene Hoffman Walker/ from/ Hoffman Nickerson/ March 28th 1915" in script; makers' marks on the bases.
Gift of Mr. Eugene Hoffman Walker
engraved: front center of the mug and the base of the bowl: "Eugene Hoffman Walker/ from/ Hoffman Nickerson/ March 28th 1915" in script
engraved: on the underside of the spoon handle: "E H W" in script
stamped: on the base of the mug: "TIFFANY & Co./ 5470B MAKERS 658/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ M"
stamped: on the base of the bowl: "TIFFANY & Co./ 5472 MAKERS 17313/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ M/ 1 1/4 PINTS"
stamped: on the base of the saucer: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5472 MAKERS 17313/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ M"
stamped: on the underside of the spoon handle: "TIFFANY & CO STERLING M"
This silver set was presented to Eugene Walker by his godfather, Hoffman Nickerson. Mr. Walker was born in New York City in 1915 to John B. Walker and Mai Elmendorf Hackstaff.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.