Bonbon dish

Bonbon dish
Title
Bonbon dish
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 26.4 x 18.1 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver bonbon dish; oval bowl-shaped body with eight narrow, shallow flutes along the slightly flared sides; wide scalloped rim covered with repoussé chased flowers, and scrolls around the edge; engraved, "E E G" in the center of the bowl, in script; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number 
INV.14485
Marks 
engraved: center of the bowl: "E E G" in script stamped: on the base: "STERLING/ 5872" over a two headed animal holding a "W" in a circle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group