Overall: 4 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. ( 11.1 x 22.2 cm )
Wrought silver bowl on a cast, applied molded foot; applied, molded band around the rim; engraved on the front center, "Victor Hugo Paltsits/ with the esteem of his associates/ New York Public Library/ June 30, 1941" in script; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Gift of Dr. Victor Hugo Paltsits
engraved: center front: "Victor Hugo Paltsits/ with the esteem of his associates/ New York Public Library/ June 30, 1941" in script stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ MAKERS/ STERLING SILVER/ 19426A/ M"
This bowl was presented to the donor on his retirement from the New York Public Library after forty-six years of service.
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