Trumpet

Trumpet
Title
Trumpet
Date 
1835
Medium 
Silver plate, fiber
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 x 7 1/2 in. ( 43.2 x 19 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Margaret E. Hoffman
Object Number 
1963.24
Marks 
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group