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Cruet stand with glass bottles

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The stand, assembled from sheet soldered together, consists of a base, rectangular with rounded corners, supported by four cast and applied paw feet. A small oval plaque with engraved crest is applied to one side of the base. Applied to the base are the carrying handle and the support system for...

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Inscription

Crest of a knight's arm raised holding a sword on a torse engraved on plaque attached to one side of the base.

Marks

"J.Sayre" in shaped rectangle struck twice on base, on each side of center column wing nut. "F." in square on one side. "F." in squre on either side with three pseudohallmarks consisting of a head, lion passand and "D" each in a shaped rectangle.

Provenance

Early history unknown; given by Llora Bortman in memory of her late husband, noted American silver collector Mark Bortman.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Llora Bortman in memory of her late husband, Mark Bortman

about 1802–18

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

24 x 22.5 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 8 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.456

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware