Overall: 5 x 6 1/8 in. ( 12.7 x 15.6 cm )
Wrought silver waste bowl; raised circular form with bulbous lower body, chased and repouss
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. R. McAllister Lloyd for the Waldron Phoenix Belknap Collection
stamped: on the base: "GELSTON & TREADWELL" in a rectangle above "NEW-YORK" in a rectangle engraved: on the base: "J. L. M./ from her aunt/ H. A. L."
Wedding gift to Jennet Lenox Maitland (1816-1889) from her Aunt Henrietta Anderson Lenox when she married Aaron Betts Belknap (1816-1880) on August 3, 1845. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Betts Belknap were the great-grand parents of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Mr. Lloyd, one of the donors, was a cousin of Mr. Phoenix Belknap Jr. as well.
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