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Cruet stand

Object Number: 
1977.5a
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 12 x 5 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 30.5 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center of tray: Le Roy family crest, personification of Peace holding a laurel branch, below a large crown stamped: above engraving: "E. BRASHER" in roman letters in a rectangle, besides "N-YORK" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver cruet stand; oval, boat-shaped stand raised high on the sides to scrolled ends with chased foliate garlands in the center and on the sides; applied beaded band around the lip; tray seated on four rounded triangular feet with beaded bands; center of the tray engraved with the LeRoy Family crest, a personification of peace holding a laurel branch with a large crown above; stand consists of six attached beaded rings with six tapered and beaded legs screwed through the tray; maker's marks stamped on obverse of tray.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group