Overall: 1 1/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 18.4 cm )
Silver Weight: 11 oz (troy) 8 dwt (354 g)
Raised silver salver; flat, circular dish with applied, scrolled and scalloped lip and applied, cast scrolled and scalloped rim; three cast pad feet applied to the bottom; engraved "G" in bright-cut script in the center of the dish; engraved, "B/ S . R" in block letters on the base; engraved, "P G/ M I S/ C A S" in script on the base; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
engraved on the underside: "B/ S . R" in block letters
engraved on the underside: "P G/ M I S/ C A S" in script
engraved on face: "G" in bright-cut script
stamped: on the base and top of one foot: "M M" in a rectangle in roman letters
Original owners ("B / S * R") possibly from the family of Maria Elisabeth Böcking (1730-1779), first wife of David Grim (1737-1826); to their son Philip Grim (1766-1821), who married Elizabeth Daddy (ca. 1785-1859); to their daughter Maria Isabella Grim (1809-1890), who married George Stevens Schermerhorn (1807-1885); to their son Charles Augustus Schermerhorn (1839-1914), who married Louise Schermerhorn (1849-1924); to their daughter E. Constance Schermerhorn (Mrs. J. Harper Skillin, 1886-1981), the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.