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Waiter

Object Number: 
1950.185
Date: 
1871
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 25.7 cm )
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
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group