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Waiter

Waiter
Title
Waiter
Date 
1871
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 25.7 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver waiter; flat, circular base with concave, stepped edges and an applied, cast reeded and geometric rim; seated on three cast trapazoid feet; center engraved with a geometric ring with floral motif around the inscription, "M. A. B./ FROM/ Uncle George/ Oct. 17 th 1871." in gothic script; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Object Number 
1950.185
Marks 
engraved: center: "M. A. B./ FROM/ Uncle George/ Oct. 17 th 1871." in gothic script stamped: on the base: lion in a chamfered rectangle, anchor in a rectangle, gothic "G" in a chamfered rectangle ver, "STERLING/ D/ 90" engraved: on the base: below maker's mark, "10 in""
Gallery Label 
This waiter was a gift to Marie Antoinette Baker from her uncle George on the occassion of her marrige to Fellows Davis, October 17, 1871.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group