Overall: 1 x 16 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 2.5 x 41.6 x 26.4 cm )
Silver Weight: 37 oz (troy) 9 dwt (1165 g)
stamped: on the base: "W * P/ I * P" in roman letters in a rectangle, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, a crowned leopard's head in a shield, "u" in a chamfered rectangle and the king's head in an oval
Wrought silver platter; ovoid with raised sides and four flutes along the edges; applied, cast beaded band around the rim; Lenox family crest engraved on the rim; maker's marks stamped on the rim.
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.; Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Robert Lenox (1759-1839), who married Rachel Carmer (1763-1843); probable descent, to their daughter Rachel Carmer Lenox (b. 1792), who married David Sproat Kennedy (1791-1853); to their son James Lenox Kennedy (1823-1864), who married Cornelia Van Rensselaer (1836-1864); to their son Henry Van Rensselaer Kennedy (1863-1912), who married Marian Robbins (1862-1946); to their daughter Rachel Lenox Kennedy Porter (1887-1962), who married (2nd) Graeme Donald (1884-1928); consigned by Mrs. Graeme Donald to Robert Ensko Inc., New York City; purchased in 1937 by Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr., the donor.
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