Overall: 1 5/8 x 23 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 60.3 x 40.3 cm )
Wrought silver plate tray; flat, oval base with concave sides and a wide flat rim that comes to points at each end; cast, reed band applied around the rim; engraved, "C L B" in script on the rim; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
engraved: center of the rim: "C L B" in script stamped: on the base: "G. M. CO" over an anchor in a shield over, "* E * P */ 01140/ 22 IN"
The initials on the tray probably refer to Caroline Lawrence Bogert (1880-1942), who married Townsend Lawrence (1870-1951) in 1915.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.