Waiter

Object Number: 
1954.40
Date: 
1770/71
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: cipher in the center: "F C" in foliate script engraved: on the base: "1763" stamped: on the base: "P" in gothic script i a shield, lion passant in a rectangle, leopard's head crowned in a shield, "E * C" in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver waiter; flat, round dish with an applied, cast, scrolled lip and applied, cast, scrolled and shell rim; three cast molded pad feet; contemporary cipher engraved in the center, "F C" in foliate script; engraved on the base, "1763;" maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This waiter belonged to the Fee family of Barbados, West Indies.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sister
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group