a: 2 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. ( 7 x 32.4 x 24.4 cm )
b: 1 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 26.7 x 19 cm )
Wrought silver presentation asparagus dish; rectangular dish with raised and flared sides, low in the centers, high at the corners; corners of the base are depressed to hold a tray; cast, foliate band applied to the sides and large cast foliate scrolls applied to the corners; seated on four Greek key feet with sunflower knees; center engraved, "Hugh J. Grant/Sept. 10th 1898/ from/ J. L Connell. A. N. Brady/ F. P. Olcott. W. H. Bailey" in script; small rectangular tray with rounded corners set into the dish; sides raised with cast, applied foliate bands around the rim; two cast, applied, squared foliate handles; seated on four hollow cast ball feet; four pierced cartouches in the corners with engraved foliate and scroll decoration connecting them; engraved in the center, "Hugh J. Grant." in script; makers' marks on the bases.
engraved: center of lower tray: "Hugh J. Grant/Sept. 10th 1898/ from/ J. L Connell. A. N. Brady/ F. P. Olcott. W. H. Bailey" in script
stamped: on the bases: "TIFFANY & Co../ 13372 MAKERS 9657/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T"
engraved: center of upper tray: "Hugh J. Grant." in script
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