Overall: 9 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. ( 23.5 x 26.4 cm )
Wrought and cast silver compote; deep, circular, bowl-shaped body on a high pedestal; bowl curves in below the applied, stamped, lyre rim; four cast, female masks with scallop shell headdresses applied to the rim; gadrooned band around the top of the vertically inscribed pedestal which tapers to a reeded ring above the foot; molded, stepped foot with engraved foliate decoration around the base of the pedestal and gadrooning around the base; front center of the body engraved, "H C C/ from/ W C W;" reverse engraved, "June 13th../ 1866" in gothic script; gilt interior; makers' marks on the base.
Gift of Henry Chauncey Cryder
engraved: front center: "H C C/ from/ W C W" stamped: on base: "TIFFANY & Co/ ENGLISH STERLING/ 925-1000/ 20/ 550 BROADWAY/ G1258G" engraved: reverse center: "June 13th../ 1866"
Given to Helen Chauncey Cryder by her husband William Wetmore Cryder on June 13, 1866, the occasion of their second wedding anniversary.
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