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The tall vessel has a raised cup with a wide, flaring rim and an applied bezel setting to receive lid. The lid is supported by a column-like, fluted ivory stem with spherical and foliate decoration at each end. A spreading circular foot flares slightly upward at edge. The entire cup is raised...

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Inscription

Engraved " * EVERETT AND EVA BACON * 1936* in roman letters underneath ring Foot.

Marks

Sequential, incuse touchmarks "GORHAM" in roman letters; lion passant, anchor, and Gothic letter "G" each in a shaped device; "STERLING" in sans serif lettering; F / Y N; and a [sailboat = 1926 date letter] are stamped underneath ring foot.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from Historical Design, Inc., New York City, July 1985, and made a gift to the Museum in 1999.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

designed 1926

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.9 cm, 0.7 kg (7 1/16 in., 1.6 lb.); Diam (Height x diameter: includes lid): 16.6cm (6 9/16in.)

Accession Number

1999.254a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware