Overall: 11 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 28.6 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm )
Silver Weight: 6 oz (troy) (186 g)
stamped: on the underside of the lower blade: "W. GALE & SON/ NEW_YORK/ 925 STERLING" and "G/ &/ S" in a rectangle over, "1/ 86/ 2" in a diamond
Silver sandwich server with ovoid handle decorated with bright-cut and wheel-turned ornament has shield-shaped reserve at front; pierced, flat blade sprung tongs with raised scalloped edges, lattice-shaped piercing, and all over foliate engraving; baluster stem with spear-shaped joint and bright-cut decoration along lower blade; curved, rectangular thumb lever also has bright-cut and wheel-turned decoration; maker's hallmarks stamped along underside of lower blade.
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Descent unknown. Purchased from S. J. Shrubsole, New York, in 1983, with funds from Robert G. Goelet.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.