Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 10.8 x 19 cm )
Silver Weight: 12 oz (troy) 11 dwt (391 g)
Wrought silver sauceboat; deep, oval boat-shaped body, with a flared and serrated rim and long, high and wide pouring lip; double c-scroll handle with an acanthus grip and fork terminus joined to and curved above the rim; three cast cabriole legs with trefoil knees and double pad feet; engraved, "G" in foliate script on the front center of the body; maker's mark stamped in the center of the bowl.
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
stamped: "B LR" (conjoined LR) in an oval struck once inside bowl
engraved: front center: "G" in foliate script
engraved on underside: "G" in block letter; "PG / MIS / CAS" in script
David Grim (1737-1826), who married Maria Böcking (1730-1779); to their son Philip Grim (1766-1821), who married Elizabeth Daddy (ca. 1785-1859); to their daughter Maria Isabella Grim (1809-1890), who married George Stevens Schermerhorn (1807-1885); to their son Charles Augustus Schermerhorn (1839-1914), who married Louise Schermerhorn (1849-1924); to their daughter E. Constance Schermerhorn (Mrs. J. Harper Skillin, 1886-1981), the donor.
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