Sheffield plate, wood
Overall: 2 1/2 x 28 x 22 in. ( 6.4 x 71.1 x 55.9 cm )
Cast and seamed Sheffield plated tray; flat oval base with a wooden liner; vertically applied sides with geometric pierced work bands around the edges and pierced ovals with four leaf clovers around the center of the sides; engraved crosses made of ovals between the pierced work around the edges and bright-cut bell flower garlands around the center; applied reeded baseband and a cast, applied beaded band around the rim; cut ovoid handles at each end; no maker's marks.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
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