Overall: 4 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 11.7 x 17.1 cm ) Silver Weight: 12 oz (troy) 4 dwt (379 g)
Wrought silver baptismal bowl; deep, circular bowl-shaped body on a circular molded and stepped pedestal; stepped, convex band around the body, below the plain, applied rim; band engraved in script, "Gift of DAVID & MARIA GRIM Grand Parents of MARIA ISABELLA daughter of PHILIP & ELIZABETH GRIM Born the 3d. day of Nov.r 1808 Baptized the 8 th. day of Jan. y 1809 The sponsors were Mary Grim David & M.a Lydig"; wheel turned decoration above and below the band; front center engraved with a foliate oval with the Grim family crest, a unicorn's head, in the center; opposite side in a foliate oval, "D M G" in bright-cut script; maker's mark on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin