Comb tray

Comb tray
Title
Comb tray
Date 
1903-1925
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/8 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1 x 24.8 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver comb tray; flat, oval dish with a raised and all over repoussé chased scalloped rim with flowers and ferns; applied rope molding around the rim; engraved in the center of the dish, "E E G" in script; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14484
Marks 
engraved: center: "E E G" in script stamped: on the base: "S KIRK & SON CO/ 925/1000"
Gallery Label 
EEG is Emma Elizabeth Gilder (b. 1861), the aunt of the donor (Louise S. Gilder). Emma was a sister of Louise's father, William Howard Gilder (b. 1857, Maryland).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group