Silver plate, fiber
Overall: 17 x 7 1/2 in. ( 43.2 x 19 cm )
Engraved, silver-plated presentation trumpet; domed bell with shaped edge with molded flowers and scrolls; eagle head tassel mounts with (original?) cord threaded through rings; inscription in shield-shaped cartouche on one side.
Gift of Miss Margaret E. Hoffman
relief: on oval metal plate affixed to inside of bell: "J. F. CURRAN & CO. / EXTRA PLATE / NEW-YORK"
engraved: on side: "Thos. C. Baker"
engraved: on base: "1835"
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