Waiter

Object Number: 
1950.184
Date: 
1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 in. ( 1.9 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center: "M A B" in foliate script superimposed stamped: on the base: on the base: lion in a chamfered rectangle, anchor in a rectangle, gothic "G" in a chamfered rectangle ver, "STERLING/ C/ 110"
Description: 
Wrought silver waiter; flat, circular base with concave, stepped edges and an applied, cast leaf band around the rim; seated on three cast trapezoid feet; center engraved with a geometric ring with floral and shell motif around the inscription, "M A B" in foliate script superimposed; maker's marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This waiter was a gift to Marie Antoinette Baker 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