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Compote

Object Number: 
1950.90c
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 13 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "S. Kirk & Son/ 925/ ---/ 1000"
Description: 
Wrought silver compote; circular, shallow, bowl-shaped body with wide flattened edges and an applied, cast foliate rim; seated on an circular, splayed foot with a beaded edge and an applied, cast foliate footring; plain ring body joint; all over, detailed floral, fern and thistle repoussé chasing around the center of the body and the foot; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This compote belonged to Cornelia Augusta Beekman.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group