Tray

Object Number: 
1969.12
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 24 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 61.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
Maker's mark: stamped on base: "GALE, WOOD & HUGHES" in roman letters in a rectangle, twice in relief on reverse of underside of rim. Also located below maker's mark are two indistinguishable pseudo hallmarks stamped in relief in oval surrounds. Inscrip
Description: 
Silver tray; flat, circular dish with applied, cast convex sides and applied, cast grape and grape vine band around the rim; two cast, squared, foliate scroll handles appled to the ends of the tray; three cast shell and scroll feet applied to the base; ring of flowers and ferns engraved on the dish; bright-cut "G" in the center of the dish; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Provenance: 
Trays belonged to Greenwood family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group