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Tray

Tray
Title
Tray
Date 
ca. 1820-1830
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 11 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. ( 3.5 x 30.2 x 24.4 cm )
Description 
Cast and pierced silver tray; flat, oval dish engraved in the center with a lion rampant on fess over the initials, "I. C." in gothic script; pierced, foliate scroll, galleried sides with wheel turned decoration on the interior, flaring to an applied, cast reeded rim; four cast ball feet applied to the base; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans, 1937
Object Number 
INV.14059
Marks 
engraved: in the center: a lion rampant on fess over the initials, "J. C." in gothic script stamped: on the base: lion passant in a hexagon, "H" in script conforming, "A/ V. D/ W" in a diamond twice, unidentified mark
Gallery Label 
The initials engraved on this tray probably belong to Israel Corse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group