Pitcher and tray

Object Number: 
1939.415ab
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (tray): 1 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (3.2 x 33.7 cm) Part (pitcher): 9 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (23.2 x 16.5 x 21 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: center front of the pitcher and center of the tray: "MBM" in foliate script stamped: on the base of the pitcher: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5724 MAKERS 5956/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T/ 3 1/4 PINTS" stamped: on the base of the tray: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5716
Description: 
Wrought silver pitcher and tray in the Chrysanthemum pattern; "M B M" engraved on the front of the body and the center of the tray in foliate script; makers' marks on the bases.
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher and accompanying tray were a wedding gift to Wilmot Townsend Cox of Glen Cove, Long Island and Maria Duane Bleecker of Long Beach, Long Island, who married in 1896.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Wilmot T. Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group