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A circular molded, domed foot with delicate repoussé-chased foliate decoration and applied beaded trim supports the raised bulb-shaped body. Rounded and beaded applied edge circles the flared lip. Profuse floral repoussé ornament circles back from each side of the frontal cartouche toward...

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"Frederick William" engraved in script within a reserve opposite the handle.


"Wm GALE & SON / NEW-YORK" and "W. G & S" in upper case Roman letters on the base, stamped incuse and arranged vertically within a rectangle with rounded corners to the left of a circle and the year "1856" within a triangle. Ada Mark * F4769


Frederick William Dibblee, son of Frederick E. Dibblee (d. 1875), d. unm. about 1884; to his cousin William O. Comstock’s (1815 – 1883) son, William O. Comstock (d. 1931); to his son W. Ogilvie Comstock (d. 1972?), the donor.

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Gift of W. Ogilvie Comstock


Object Place

New York, New York, United States


11.6 x 11 x 8.6 cm (4 9/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Silver hollowware