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Napkin ring (part of child's set)

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The napkin ring is a seamed silver cylinder with mechanically produced bright-cut-style ornament.

Inscription

"Fred" (exterior) in gothic-styled lettering and "From Uncle Fred" (interior) in script..

Marks

No marks but associated with the Winslow family's Gorham child's cup.

Provenance

Given to Dr. Frederick Bradley Winslow (1873 – 1937), son of Walter and Sarah Louisa (Sears) Winslow at his christening (Dec. 25, 1873), by his paternal uncle Frederick Winslow. The set descended to the recipient’s son Frederick Winslow of Wollaston, Massachusetts, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick Winslow in memory of his father Dr. Frederick Winslow

about 1873

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 4.5 cm, 0.08 kg (1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in., 0.18 lb.)

Accession Number

1991.784

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware