Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 14.6 x 12.1 cm )
Silver Weight: 16 oz (troy) 3 dwt (502 g)
Wrought and cast silver presentation creamer with a bulbous, urn-shaped body with repouss
Gift of the Honorable Perry Belmont
engraved: on the body: the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head, on one side and the inscription, "Presented to Commodore/ Matthew Calbraith Perry/ by the Chamber of Commerce and/ Merchants of New York" in script on the other side
stamped: on the base: "WM. GALE & SON/ NEW YORK" over "W/ G/ &/ S" in an oval over, "1/55/8" in a diamond
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